Monday 29th May 2017,

Bad Ass Asians

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UPDATE: Tiger Woods Releases Statement on His DUI Charge

posted by Len Patel
Tiger Woods

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

Golf superstar Tiger Woods tonight released his first statement on this morning’s DUI arrest in Florida.

The arrest happened early this morning in Palm Beach County, Florida in the town of Jupiter.

He was released just before 11 eastern time after being pulled over at 3 a.m.

“I understand the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 29, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Nicole Scherzinger Proclaims her “Filipino Pride”

posted by Randall

Dirty Dancing

Courtesy: ABC


 
Fresh off her performance in the TV remake of Dirty Dancing, former Pussycat Nicole Scherzinger says she’s proud to be Filipino.

“Filipino Pride,” she proclaimed.

“Yeah, it’s everything,” she said to the Inquirer. “I feel like some of the best voices in the world are Filipino voices. I got my … Read more

Crime

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Thailand Pledges to Stop Pipeline of Human Trafficking to U.S.

posted by Randall

human-trafficking-graphicThai authorities are pledging their cooperation to stop the human trafficking of Thai women to the United States, reports The Nation.

The pledge comes after the arrests of 21 suspects in a human trafficking ring accused of sending hundreds of Thai women to the United States to work as prostitutes.

According to CNN, … Read more

Blogs

May 29, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

UPDATE: Journalist Loses Job for Racist Tweet about Takuma Sato Win in Indy 500

posted by Louis Chan

Terry Frei of the Denver Post tweeted out his racism sentiments after the Indy 500

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Racist sentiments die hard, and now a veteran award winning journalist is out of a job because of it.

Unfortunately a moment of pure joy and ecstasy has been dampened by by an unfortunate and inexcusable tweet from a journalist Terry Frei of the Denver Post.

It was … Read more

Campus

May 27, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Asian Girl Videotaped by Bully while Urinating. Asian Mom Outraged

posted by Randall
Denise Lynch

Denise Lynch Lashes out at the school board

A high school athlete who confessed videotaping an Asian student with her pants down while urinating and posting it on Instagram was allowed to play in a championship game, reports the East Bay Times.

The star athlete at San Ramon Valley High School east of San … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 12, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Report Hate Crimes Here to Documenting Hate Project

posted by Louis Chan

Hate Reporting ProjectBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

AsAmNews is proud to be part of a joint effort between New America Media and Pro Publica to track the increasing number of hate crimes in the United States.

The Documenting Hate Project is an effort to confirm and verify the rise in hate incidents since the November election.… Read more

Campus

May 28, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

New Digital Archive to Preserve Southeast Asian American History

posted by Randall

Vietnamese refugeesUMass Lowell’s Center for Asian American Studies is launching a new digital archive to document the stories of local Southeast Asian American communities since the 1970’s.

The center received a grant of $239,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities and an additional $28,000 from UMass President’s Office Creative Economy Initiatives Fund for the project.… Read more

Chinese American

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A Dying Mother and A Schizophrenic Son -Two Tragic Deaths

posted by Randall

mental healthMental health is an uncomfortable topic for many Asian Americans.

Whether it’s cultural or otherwise, it’s an issue the community needs to confront the same way it might attack racism and discrimination.

One story that sheds light on this darkness is unfortunately one of tragedy. It’s a story of a dying mother, a schizophrenic son … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

May 28, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Victims in Portland Stabbing Called Heroes. Suspect Is a Known Nazi Sympathizer

posted by Randall

Vigil for Portland hate crime victims

Two men fatally stabbed and another injured who tried to protect two teenage girls from a known White supremacist in Portland, Oregon are being hailed as heroes nationwide by Asian Americans.

According to Oregon Live the girls, described by one of their mothers as Black and a Muslim wearing a hijab, were on a commuter … Read more

Crime

May 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Two Good Samaritans Killed Defending Muslim Woman from Racist Rant

posted by Randall

Portland Max Train incidentOne man is in custody and two people who stood up for Muslim women being taunted with racial slurs are dead after a stabbing rampage on a rail train in Portland, Oregon, reports Oregon Live.

Witnesses say the victims tried to intervene when a man began screaming at two women who appeared Muslim. One was … Read more

Asian Americans

May 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Study Questions Whether Asians Are Being Targeted in Corporate Spy Cases

posted by Louis Chan

Committee of 100 White Paper Economic Espionage
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
A new study indicates Asians in America may be the targets of unfair and increased racial prejudice in a federal government crackdown on thefts of economic trade secrets.

The study from Andrew Kim of the South Texas College of Law was published by the Committee of 100, … Read more

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