Asian Americans

National

Will Asians Stay Woke?

In presidential elections, the Republican Party used to win the majority of Asian votes. Now it barely wins more than a quarter. Year      GOP Share of the Asian Vote      Third Party Share of the Asian Vote 1992 55 percent 15 percent 1996 48 percent 8 percent 2000 41 percent 3-4 percent

Opinion

Opinion: The Best High School in the Country May be Sacrificed to Diversity

Demographic change has remade the Old Dominion. Once reliably conservative, Virginia is now a blue state. Non-white immigrants and white liberals moving to Northern Virginia (NOVA) lead this sea change. Arlington, once home to Robert E. Lee, and Alexandria, once a city that honored the Confederacy, are occupied territory. Liberal whites and Asians face a contradiction. NOVA residents are generally

Medical

‘A lot of differences’: Experts address health disparities among Asian American subgroups

They’re often labeled the “model minority,” a misconception surrounding the nation’s 20 million Asian Americans that assumes financial stability, high levels of education and better health across the board. But experts say that myth can mask higher rates of some chronic illnesses and hinder efforts to improve early detection and treatment of certain conditions. Cronkite

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