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Chinese American

May 28, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

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

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

Asian Americans

May 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans Applaud Appeals Court Halt of Muslim Ban

posted by Randall
Protest against Trump Muslim Ban

Among the first groups protesting Donald Trump’s attacks on Muslims were members of the Jewish and Japanese American communities who saw the similarities to the orders that detained Japanese Americans
and the Nazi roundup of Jews during WWII.

A Federal Appeals Court ruling upholding a court mandated stop to President Trump’s Muslim ban is being … Read more

Chinese American

May 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Heritage Society Warns of Grave Robbers at Chinese Cemetery

posted by Randall

Granite Creek

Photo from Granite Creek Preservation Society


 
Someone overnight this week dug holes in and around graves likely belonging to Chinese miners in British Columbia, reports CBC News.
 
The Granite Creek Preservation Society fears the holes are the work of grave robbers going through the cemetery with metal detectors.
 
If true, this would … Read more

Asian Americans

May 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Senate Passes Bill to Recognize Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

posted by Jiayi Sun

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution to recognize the month of May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Thursday.

Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai‘i), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) led the bill to celebrate the contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.

Sen. … Read more

Chinese American

May 25, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Studies Find Tai Chi Reduces Depression and Reduces Insomnia

posted by Randall

The Professor: Tai Chi Journey WestNew studies released this month reinforce the benefits of tai chi to our health.

A pilot study at Massachusetts General Hospital found the martial art form reduced symptoms of depression in Chinese Americans.

A separate study from UCLA concluded tai chi reduced the number of sleepless nights in breast cancer survivors.

Cure Today reports tai … Read more

Chinese American

May 24, 2017 Ξ 3 comments

“Real F*ck Up” in Hotel Opening of Chinatown Opium Den

posted by Louis Chan

Hotel 50 Bowery
 
A new hotel just opened in New York Chinatown is apologizing after publicizing one of its bars as an opium den, reports DNA Info.

It didn’t take long for the backlash to hit the Hotel 50 Bowery.

“As someone who lives here and as someone with neighbors and family in the community with … Read more

Blogs

May 24, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Serving People of Color

posted by Len Patel

Colin LieuBy Colin Lieu

It’s okay to serve Black communities, but please know: no one expects you to be Black.

 

Last weekend I attended the 2017 Yoga Service Council Conference where well-meaning yogis gathered to share ideas, learnings and research on how yoga and mindfulness can help support underserved communities such as youth, veterans Read more

Asian Americans

May 24, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Man Subjected to Racial Insults before Perpetrators Beat Him

posted by Louis Chan

OC Night Market incident
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
This is freaking crazy.
 
How does a disagreement over line jumping turn into racial insults and an assault that sends an Asian man into the hospital?
 
It happened at the OC Night Market in Costa Mesa, California just this past Sunday.
 
J Kuva Huyn, … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration Wraps Up 38th Year
May 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration Wraps Up 38th Year

posted by ShirleyNLew

Photos & Video By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

On Sunday, Mott Street between Canal and Chatham Square in Manhattan, Chinatown was closed for the 38th annual Asian American Pacific American Heritage Celebration from the Coalition of Asian and Pacific Americans, also know as CAPA. There was food, cultural performances, and children’s activities Read more

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