Wednesday 22nd February 2017,

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Feb 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Mother of Asian American Girls Allegedly Bullied by Students Accuse Another Parent of Making Threats

posted by Randall
Tempers Flare at Fairfield School Board Meeting Over Suicide of Emilie Olsen

Tempers Flare at Fairfield School Board Meeting Over Suicide of Emilie Olsen

Another report of bullying in the Fairfield City School District near Cincinnati is raising the concern of Asian American parents.

The case came to light in a police report obtained by AsAmNews.

Aquila Hound-Liao tells police her eight and ten year old … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

A Glimpse at Trump’s Plans for Deporting Undocumented Immigrants

posted by Randall
Immigrant Rights protest by AAPIs

The AAPI community will be impacted by President Trump’s deportation strategy.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

The worst fears of the American immigrant community may be coming true after details of Donald Trump’s plans to deport millions of undocumented immigrants were revealed  in draft guidelines from Homeland Security Sec. John Kelly to immigration … Read more

Japanese American

Feb 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Roosevelt Library photo exhibit: Images of Internment Features Ansel Adams & Dorothea Lange

posted by Randall
Incarceration camp family by Dorothea Lange

This photo is part of the exhibit that will be on display to mark the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066. By Dorothea Lange

In observance of the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum has opened a new photographic exhibition entitled, Images of Internment: Read more

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Feb 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Anti-Muslim and Immigrant Flyers Posted at University of Texas

posted by Randall

Vanguard TexasA town hall meeting has been called by the chancellor of the University of Texas after anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant flyers were found on campus, reports The Statesman.
 
The flyers proclaimed “imagine a Muslim-free America” and “A notice to all citizens of the United States of America, it is your civic duty to report … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 21, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees is a Haunting yet Beautiful Collection

posted by Brittney Le

Pulitzer Prize winning author Thanh Nguyen

Pulitzer Prize winning author Thanh Nguyen

It’s a story of remembrance and loss. The ghost of her brother, killed by pirates during the escape from the Vietnam War, gives her a visit. And then she realizes she will never actually be able to forget him. This is the premise of Black-Eyed Women, the first … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Jeremy Lin Is a Hair Raising Boy Genius

posted by Randall
Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius

Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Keeping up with Jeremy Lin’s hairstyles can be a job unto itself. You can never tell what look he’s going to use for any particular game.

His latest look can best be described as Jimmy Neutronic, after the cartoon character.

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Chinese American

Feb 20, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Supporters of New York Police Officer Peter Liang Vow to Continue Fight

posted by Randall

Peter Liang

Peter Liang

Two years after the indictment of then New York police officer Peter Liang, hundreds of people who mobilized to support him are vowing to stay together and fight for other issues, reports News 12 Brooklyn
 
The Coalition of Asian Americans for Civil Rights sprang up to protest the charges against Liang, who … Read more

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Feb 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

I Am Muslim Too Rallies Held Across Country. Asian American Theater Company Joins Movement

posted by Randall

I am Muslim Too rally in Los Angeles

I am Muslim Too rallies were held in cities nationwide including one in Los Angeles


 
Muslims and Muslims alike in at least nine cities participated in I Am Muslim Too Rallies Sunday.
 
The rallies were held from New York to Los Angeles with such protestors as Chelsea Clinton and Edward James Olmos joined … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Awards Season Means the Return of the Anna Awards

posted by Randall
Rogue One

Best Picture goes to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by casting three Asian actors in prominent roles. Above, the Rogue One crew didn’t include a single white male (See below).

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

It’s award season for the entertainment industry and once again, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have mostly … Read more

Japanese American

Feb 19, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Defense of Incarceration Camps as “Not Racist” by Political Science Professor Slammed

posted by Louis Chan

Japanese American Incareration Camp

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 

75 years after Executive Order 9066 that put more than 110,000 Japanese Americans into incarceration camps, one educator is defending the order.

Dr. Gary Bullert is under intense criticism for an op-ed he wrote in the Tri-City Herald which attempts to answer the question-was the incarceration of West … Read more

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