A publishing company is apologizing after being accused of stereotyping Asians, Blacks, Hispanics and other minorities in a nursing text book.
Bustle reports the textbook, Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume I was published in 2015, but recently became controversial when people took to Twitter to point out the stereotyping.
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Over 100 Cambodian Americans have recently been detained for deportation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials.
Most of the detainees are currently being held at the Adelanto Detention Facility in Southern California, with case reviews expected to begin on Monday, according to a … Read more
A frightening scene involving Jeremy Lin last night.
Lin went down under the basket after going in for a layup.
He can be seen on video grasping his right knee and then turning to the bench.
Lin appears to be saying “I’m done, I’m done, before bursting into tears … Read more
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An Asian American federal judge in Maryland early today became the second in less than 24 hours to halt the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban.
The Washington Post reports Judge Theodore D. Chuang blocked the White House from enforcing the ban
California Governor Jerry Brown this week signed a bill written to assist citizens that lack required proficiency in English to successfully fill out election ballots.
By Gabi Wy
When Elizabeth Mann served as developer for the Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center in 1997, painstakingly recruiting the best of the best from China to build the center, she never imagined anyone would want to tear it down.
However, new company and building owner True North made clear its intentions to … Read more
Dozens of protesters entered an art gallery in New York’s Chinatown to protest an installation there they consider racist.
The group said in the statement the work by Omer Fast at the James Cohan Gallery reinforces “racist narratives of uncleanliness, otherness and blight that have historically been projected onto Chinatown.”
The … Read more
Two bodies family members believe to be the missing hikers from Southern California were found embracing one another on a trail in Joshua Tree National Park.
The bodies are believed to be Joseph Orbeso, 21, of Lakewood and Rachel … Read more