W H A T ' S N E W
In this June 2000 issue of US Asians - we discover that often
our past history dictates the present-day actions to accomplish
where we want to be in the future.
- World War II
Asian American War Heroes will be finally recognized and
honored by President Clinton on June
Kamijima was the fatal victim of another hate crime
Ho Lee is mistreated by the United States government
Phan Nguyen, a 19-year-old Vietnamese American pre-med
student in Coral Springs, Fla. was a victim of a hate crime
- Discover the
Kimono where an Asian American male (James Shigeta)
won the affections of a white woman (Victoria Shaw) from
his rival (Glenn Corbett) - a white male!
Bank - 1st Chinese banking institution is formed in
the United States
- Congress passes
Exclusion Act" that was the first federal attempt to
limit immigration to the US by nationality
- In 1922, the
Cable Act declares that any American female citizen
who marries "an alien ineligible to citizenship" would lose
- In 1933, Filipinos
for citizenship in the United States and barred from entering
the United States.
fought and were killed in the Spanish American War.
- Discover our
- 1st Civil Marriage
Americans in California & the US!
This section's purpose is to provide:
to discover more about the dreams of US Asians / Asian Pacific
our reasons for our fears and our hope for our future and
little known historical information that are not often illustrated
in today's books
ARTIST OF JUNE:
WONG - his last appearance was a major supporting
role in Jet Li's "Romeo
Must Die!" He even had the chance to fight with Jet
Li! (note: one guess on who won and who looked the best!?!?!?!?!)
His many rabid female fans will watch him in the recent tv
appearances of his first starring role in "Vanishing
In this APA version of "The Fugitive" - Russell romanced many
a female, show off his fighting skills, had everyday problems
and provided many opportunities for other APA actors were
some of the many positive things that this show accomplished.
FEATURED ARTICLE: ROMEO
MUST DIE - Along with Russell Wong's appearance in "Romeo
Must Die" - the film featured Jet Li in this so-called romance.
Read Jeff Park's review
on why he never got to kiss his romantic interest in this
retelling of Romeo and Juliet.