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Asian Americans at the DNC

The DNC came to Denver on Aug. 25-28, and energized the city with its political buzz, celebrity attendees, daily political events and nightly parties and galas. And more than ever before in U.S. politics, Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) were involved in the process and a visible presence during the convention, and also the following [...]

Editor’s Note - October 2008

Dear Readers,
With the upcoming presidential election, Senator Barack Obama’s multiracial ethnicity is getting a lot of attention. New U.S. census data shows that people of color will be the majority by 2042, eight years earlier than originally expected. The increase in ethnic populations is partly due to the increase of people born of mixed race.
The [...]

Videos from the DNC’s Asian American events

The Democratic National Convention was a blur of politics, parties and events all week, many of them featuring or including Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. AsianAvenue magazine was at these events, shooting video and capturing the spirit of involvement and inclusion of the DNC and the AAPI Caucus. Above, Barack Obama’s half-sister Maya Soetoro-Ng made [...]

DNC Comes to Denver

Asian Americans getting involved in the political race.
From August 25-28, downtown Denver will be bustling with a projected 50,000 visitors from across the nation taking part in one of the hottest elections in decades. According to the City of Denver, the Democratic National Convention will be the largest event in Denver’s history, with approximately 1,500 [...]