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Nov 18, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Families Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease Share their Stories

posted by Brittney Le
Richard Lui

Photo by Mitch Tobias

By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer

Every week, MSNBC news anchor Richard Lui flies all the way from New York to California. Then he’ll make the return trip back just 3 or 4 days later. With 300,000 flyer miles last year, he’s flown the equivalent of 25 times around the world … Read more

Chinese American

Nov 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Chinese Netizens May Have Chased Victoria Secrets Model Off China’s Runway

posted by Randall

Gigi Hadid

Super Victoria Secrets model Gigi Hadid has bowed out of the lingerie’s line much anticipated first runway show in China, reports the Telegraph

Hadid tweeted “I’m bummed I won’t be able to make it to China this year. Love my VS family, and will be with all my girls in spirit.”

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Asian Americans

Nov 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Labor Leaders Arrested during Protest to Support DREAM Act

posted by Randall

Dream Act protest

Nineteen AAPI demonstrators were arrested at Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s office in Washington DC. Photo courtesy APALA

Views from the Edge
Nineteen Asian American protesters, including two of the highest-ranking Asian American leaders in the labor movement, were arrested in Washington D.C. this week, during a protest to support the DREAM … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

New Online Tool to Highlight Racial Inequalities in California

posted by Randall

California Santa Monica Farmer's MarketCalifornia’s diverse population challenges policy makers, planners and educational institutions, most of which critics say are still functioning as if the state is homogeneously White.

As a result, despite California’s healthy economy speeding into the future, they fear some ethnic groups are being left behind, forgotten or adversely affected.

“At the same time that the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Olympian Julie Chu Announces First Child

posted by Randall

Julie Chu New Born

Team USA three-time Olympic silver medalist Julie Chu is celebrating the birth of her first child, reports the Montreal Gazette.

Her partner and fellow Olympian Caroline Ouellette made the announcement on Instagram.

The Star reports Liv Chu-Ouellette was born Nov. 5 at 40 weeks and 2 days. She weighed in at seven pounds, three … Read more


Nov 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Frat on Trial in Deadly Hazing

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiA national Asian American fraternity is on trial in the deadly hazing of a pledge in 2013.
Pi Delta Psi is accused of being criminally negligent in the death of Michael Deng who died of brain trauma and the suspected cover up that followed.
“Thirty four, there were 34 members that acted together … Read more


Nov 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Students Demand Diverse Inclusive Course Offerings

posted by Randall
University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina

Students at two East Coast universities are demanding a curriculum that reflects their communities and an increasingly diverse country.

The Crimson reports that the Ethnic Studies Coalition, lead by founder and Harvard senior Juhwan Seo, is calling on Harvard to establish a national hub for ethnic studies.

According to the group’s … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 12, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Walmart Accused of Commercializing Incarceration of Japanese Americans

posted by Randall

Best selling author Jamie Ford is calling out Walmart for the sale of wall art depicting the incarceration of Japanese Americans.

The historical photos show happy go lucky prisoners enjoying life behind barbed wire. They were photos taken by government photographers hired to put a positive spin on a blight in U.S. history.

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Bad Ass Asians

Nov 12, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Inspector Herb Lee Dedicated Career to Straightening Out Chinatown Gang Kids

posted by Randall

By Christopher Chow

I remember Herb Lee, Inspector Herb Lee of the San Francisco Police Department, the first Chinese American policeman in the City.  That’s how I knew him, as Insp. Herb Lee.  I met him when I was making the documentary  Under Their Ancestors Shadows.  I was a reporter … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 11, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

How the First Chinese American Police Officer in San Francisco Touched My Life

posted by Len Patel
Herb Lee

SF Police Department Photo

By Randall Yip

I was saddened to open the paper this morning to learn that Herb Lee had died at the age of 84 from colon cancer.

He was not a household name.

I’ve had very little social interaction with him over the years.

Yet I couldn’t help but think back … Read more


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