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Gold Medal Gymnast Sunisa Lee Reshaping The Narrative Of What It Means To Be Hmong American

Sunisa Lee is the first Hmong American to be in the Olympics, and she's the first person to bring the ...

Suni Lee eager to embrace college life away from intensity of elite gymnastics

The previous four all-around champions opted to turn professional. But back then, gymnasts had to choose between accepting endorsements or ...

Suni Lee says gold medal is a ‘dream come true’

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Lee, who also won silver at the Tokyo Games in the team final Tuesday, will go on to compete for ...

Suni Lee’s Acrylic Nails Have Everyone in Awe

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The fact that I can’t even open a seltzer can with acrylics on and Suni Lee just won gymnastics gold ...

Sunisa Lee wins gold in gymnastics all-around in Tokyo Olympics

Sunisa Lee has won gold in the gymnastics all-around at the Tokyo Olympics. Americans have now won gold in the ...

Hmong American activist ends hunger strike after talking with California Attorney General’s office

Zurg Xiong, 33, had gone three weeks without food while demanding an outside investigation into a law enforcement shooting. Read ...

Gymnast Sunisa Lee inspires young women in Madison

I think it’s inspiring, because when people look at the Hmong community they don’t think ‘the Olympics’ or of ‘gymnasts,’ ...

Phenom Suni Lee soars into Olympics spotlight as a Hmong trailblazer

In the Hmong culture, a khi tes is a ritual of celebration. When someone reaches a joyous milestone, family and ...

AG to review complaints in officer shooting death of Hawj

By Louis Chan, AsAmNews National Correspondent. The California Attorney General’s office Friday agreed to review scores of complaints in the ...

Fishing regulations now available in Hmong, Karen, Somali and Spanish

People who speak Hmong, Karen, Somali or Spanish now can read in their language how to legally fish in Minnesota ...

St. Paul phenom Suni Lee soars into Olympics spotlight as a Hmong trailblazer – StarTribune.com

Suni Lee, the first Hmong-American on Team USA, is soaring into the ultrabright Olympic gymnastics spotlight as an ambassador for ...

Get to know Suni Lee: 5 facts about the American gymnast and uneven-bars star making her Olympic debut

It hasn’t been an easy road to Tokyo for Suni Lee, who’s overcome a number of obstacles to secure a ...

Hmong Wausau Festival celebrates Southeast Asian community, record turnout expected

The Hmong American Center is preparing to host the country's first Hmong festival of the year, a two-day event that ...

Man shot, killed by California officers prompts calls for justice from Minnesota’s Hmong community

Soobleej Kaub Hawj was killed in late June. Now a man is on hunger strike to protest the shooting and ...

Why I am Catholic — Kristy Lor-Ly

When the answer to most of your childhood questions usually ends with “it is fate,” it begs the questions of ...

Pahua and the Soul Stealer

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Pahua Moua is an eleven-year-old Hmong girl with a unique ability to see spirits. After she accidentally releases an angry ...

Shooting of Hmong American man during Lava Fire draws nationwide attention

Some are calling for an investigation into the death of Soobleej Kaub Hawj, the farmer who was killed by Siskiyou ...

‘A Dream Come True’: Suni Lee Discusses Road To Tokyo, Representing The Hmong Community On The World Stage

The countdown is on to the Summer Olympics, where two Minnesota gymnasts will be competing for gold on the U.S ...