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Put the new An Ox Cafe on your list for comforting Southeast Asian fare

In fact, the newly minted restaurant is a destination for comforting dishes from Southeast Asia, all served up in a ...

Guest editorial: US lifts visa sanctions on Laos

In 2018, the Trump Administration broadened visa sanctions on Laos for not complying with their demands to speed up deportations ...

Minnesota woman appointed to presidential advisory commission

She is also a Hmong refugee who came to the U.S. in 1976 when she was 7 year old. "My ...

GOP legislator introduces bill to require Asian-American history to be taught in Rhode Island schools

“I think their history is important,” Morgan said of Asian-Americans, noting that many Chinese-Americans fled the Cultural Revolution and that ...

Local View: Fleeing Afghans not unlike decades of immigrants to Duluth

I had many Hmong people in my classes who told stories of helping American soldiers when the war spilled over ...

Bee’s Style in Fayetteville serves up irresistible chicken fried rice

I like chicken fried rice almost as much as barbecue and burgers. The setup: I have a go-to food truck ...

Evers awards $1M grant to support Hmong, Southeast Asian communities as part of $82M program

APPLETON - A $1 million grant presented Tuesday will boost suicide prevention programs and economic development among Hmong and other ...

Boys Volleyball Growing In Popularity Across Minnesota

"They have eight courts and the whole place is like packed. There's like three or four teams waiting to play ...

The LA Artist Behind The Viral #StopAsianHate Portraits Wishes He Never Needed To Draw Another One

He eschewed drawing the victims of the widely-covered Atlanta shooting for people targeted in lesser-known attacks such as Hmong American ...

Celebrating Asian cultures, Spokane’s Lunar New Year event returns to Riverfront Park after nearly 90 years

After 89 years, Spokane's Lunar New Year celebration returned Saturday at Riverfront Park, showcasing Asian cultures through food, dance, fashion ...

A California family discovered in the middle of a funeral that the casket for a loved one had the wrong body

"The afterlife and its preparation is of extreme significance for both the living and the departed. Indeed, many Hmong believe ...

Fresno funeral home sued by family after placing wrong body in casket. What happened?

The Lee family said in the lawsuit that one of the reasons they chose the Fresno Funeral Chapel is because ...

St. Paul Hmong leader chosen for Biden’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans

Feb. 3—KaYing Yang, a Hmong refugee and policy director for a St. Paul-based advocacy organization, was sworn in on Thursday ...

Local donation helps fund awareness and education workshops amid a national surge in anti-Asian hate

MILWAUKEE — Due to the recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes, the Hmong American Friendship Association, in Milwaukee's Near West ...

Northeastern Wisconsin’s surge in diversity forged by opportunity, grit and inclusion

He recalls the vitriolic shouts from white residents telling them to go back to their homeland. There was no homeland ...

CLEANIN’ AND READIN’: Eau Claire Laundromat Libraries Established Throughout City

Each library contains diverse, high-interest books in English, Spanish, and Hmong for children up to age 8. No check-out registration ...

Local filmmaker pushes for more AAPI representation in growing industry

Thao, who stated he's proud of his Hmong heritage, explained the short film highlights what it means to be an ...

Bilingual children’s book keeping Hmong language and culture alive

As a first-generation Hmong American, the English/Hmong bilingual children’s book is her first. It's titled, "I Am A Big Sister ...