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Sep 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Chinese American Adoptee Meets “Potential” Birth Family

posted by Randall

Olivia Wolf Coverage in ChinaBy Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Intern

(Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of blogs on the author’s search for her Chinese birth parents. Her trip to China was recently concluded. This is her journal of her travels.)

I had just began the eight-hour train ride to Beijing. So long Shaoyang!

I’m still trying … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Study predicts Asians to be largest U.S. immigrant group

posted by Gabi Wy

Asian Americans
 
A report by the Pew Research Center predicts Asians will be the nation’s largest immigrant group by 2055, surpassing Hispanics. More Asian immigrants have moved to the U.S. than Hispanic immigrants every year since 2000.
 
The U.S. Asian population grew 72 percent from 2000 to 2015 to a record 20.4 million, which is … Read more

Chinese American

Chinese American bank’s tribulations featured in documentary; motion picture eyed
Sep 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Chinese American bank’s tribulations featured in documentary; motion picture eyed

posted by Ed Diokno

Views From the Edge

Do you like David and Goliath stories? How about stories about injustice? Scapegoating? Racism? Put them all together and you get a story about how the American Dream turned into a nightmare for a Chinese American family.

Contrary to popular belief, the government did go after one bank in the mortgage

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Asian Americans

Sep 11, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Chinese American Adoptee Doesn’t Know Who to Trust

posted by Olivia Wolf
Olivia Wolf with police officers

Olivia Wolf with police officers

By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Intern

(Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of blogs from Olivia Wolf on her journey to China in search of her birth parents)

It’s difficult to know who or what to trust when searching for Chinese birth families.

Sometimes it seems like everybody … Read more

Campus

Sep 9, 2017 Ξ 7 comments

How Life Changed After Charlottesville for One Chinese American

posted by Randall
Raymond Ho

Raymond Ho says recent racist encounters and a falling out with a close friend after Charlottesville have shaken his trust in those around him.

By Peter Schurmann
New America Media

In 2012, Raymond Ho was just entering college, his mind abuzz with new ideas and the prospect of new experiences. During his first week he … Read more

Blogs

Sep 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

DACA: Steve Bannon says Catholic Church “Needs Illegal Aliens to Fill the Churches”

posted by Randall

Steve Bannon
 
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 
If Steve Bannon were to come into my church, he’d take one look at all the brown-skinned, black-haired, Filipinos, Vietnamese and Latinos in the pews and do a quick 180 and make an exit to the parking lot.
 
Bannon, the former chief strategist to Donald … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Review: Kristina Wong’s ‘How to Pick Up Asian Chicks’

posted by Gabi Wy

Kristina Wong

By Gabi Wy
AsAmNews Intern

Kristina Wong’s How to Pick Up Asian Chicks is a double-edged sword–funny, and incredibly important.

The comedian rounded up eighteen Asian American women to react to the genre of self-published books that fetishizes Asians and gives supposedly helpful tips on how to pick up an Asian girlfriend. The result: a … Read more

Blogs

Sep 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Chinese American Adoptee Retraces the Steps of Her Adoption

posted by Olivia Wolf
Olivia Wolf photographs the gate where she was found abandoned

Olivia Wolf photographs the gate where she was found abandoned

By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Intern

(Editor’s Note: This is a third in a series of blogs on Olivia Wolf’s Journey to China to find her birth parents)

Our trip in China is about halfway over, but I feel like the adventure is just beginning. The … Read more

Chinese American

Sep 7, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Charitable Giving Among Chinese Americans Growing

posted by Randall
UC Irvine

John Long donated $6 million to UC Irvine. Photo by By Allyunion

Philanthropic giving by Chinese Americans has increased two times more than the general population, reports KPCC.

The findings from UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, the University of California, Irvine’s Long U.S.-China Institute and Asian Americans Advancing Justice LA. found giving increased 418 … Read more

Chinese American

Sep 7, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Asian American Civil Rights and Community Workers Threatened for Supporting Black Lives Matter

posted by Randall

The district director of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and a social worker combating Black Lives Matterdomestic and sexual violence have received two threatening letters in one month.

Both letters referred to the Black Lives Matter sign the two put up in their home in San Francisco’s Forest Knolls neighborhood.

The letter addressed to resident said … Read more

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