Corky Lee, known for photographing Asian America, dies at 73

first_imgCorky Lee, a photojournalist who spent five decades spotlighting the often ignored Asian and Pacific Islander American communities, has died. He was 73. His family said in a statement that Lee died Wednesday in Queens, New York, of complications from COVID-19. The self-described “undisputed unofficial Asian American Photographer Laureate,” Lee used his eye to pursue what he saw as “photographic justice.” He was present at many seminal moments impacting Asian America over a 50-year career. He was also a founding member of the New York chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. A private funeral service will be held in New York.last_img

Watch the Jersey Boys Film Stars Talk Tony Parties & Clint

first_img Related Shows Jersey Boys “Oh, what a night” the four leading men of the upcoming Jersey Boys film had! After partying it up at the Tony Awards on June 8, John Lloyd Young, Vincent Piazza, Erich Bergen and Michael Lomenda got up bright and early (or maybe just stayed up) to stop by The Today Show to chat with Savannah Guthrie and Willie Geist about their experience working on the Clint Eastwood-helmed flick based on the Tony-winning musical. In their interview, Bergen explains that what makes the story behind Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons so unique is that they came from a time without today’s media coverage—a time where you don’t “know so much about them and what they had for breakfast.” Take a look at the clip below, and catch Jersey Boys in movie theaters beginning June 20! from $59.00 Star Files View Comments John Lloyd Younglast_img read more

Lakers to finally make Andre Ingram’s NBA dream come true

first_img Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers Andre Ingram spent more than six years playing in the very building where the Lakers practiced. He would often arrive for work as players such as Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol and, later, Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram, departed for the day. Basketball’s biggest stage was right there, but always out of reach.The development league’s career leader in 3-pointers, Ingram could finally make his NBA debut this week, 11 years after his professional career began. The Lakers plan to sign the career minor leaguer to a contract for the final two games of the regular season, sources told the Southern California News Group.Ingram, 32, has played 10 seasons in the development league since graduating from American University in 2007, including four seasons with the defunct Utah Flash. He has made a record 713 3-pointers while shooting 46.1 percent from beyond the arc.With Ingram, Ball and Kyle Kuzma all sidelined by injuries, the Lakers were eager to bolster their depth for their last two games, and also have the benefit of delivering an unanticipated late-season, feel-good story. Trail Blazers, Grizzlies advance to NBA play-in game; Suns, Spurs see playoff dreams dashed Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersIngram averaged 9.1 points per game for the South Bay Lakers this season, helping them to the G-League’s Western Conference finals, where the team, coached by Coby Karl, lost to the Austin Toros.Ingram has appeared in 384 career games in the development league since making his debut in 2007 with the defunct Utah Flash. He has played for the team now known as the South Bay Lakers since 2012, playing in 186 games for the franchise’s affiliate.The Lakers have leaned heavily on players who spent time with the South Bay Lakers this season, including two-way players Alex Caruso, Gary Payton II and Vander Blue, as well as forward Travis Wear.Related Articles Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Lakers, Clippers schedules set for first round of NBA playoffs last_img read more