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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

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

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

Chinese American

Feb 17, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Security Guard Charged with Murder of Chinese Grandfather

posted by Brittney Le
JianSheng Chen

JianSheng Chen

Authorities have charged Virginia security guard Johnathan Cromwell with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of murder in the death of a 60-year-old Chinese grandfather Jiansheng Chen,  reports 13News Now. Cromwell turned himself in to police Thursday afternoon.

Chen family attorney Greg Sandler said Chen went to the … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Trump inspires hate groups, says SPLC report

posted by Randall

Southern Poverty Law Center Year of Hate report

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

A year ago, the headline of the report on hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center read “Hate Groups on the Rise.” Sadly, this year’s report concludes that hate groups have risen for the second year in a row.

The rise in the number of hate groups … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 17, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Constance Wu to Play Lead Role in “Crazy Rich Asians”

posted by Brittney Le

Constance WuWarner Bros. is holding negotiations with Constance Wu, star of Fresh Off the Boat, for the lead role in Crazy Rich Asians, reports  the Hollywood Reporter.

Many are excited for Wu to star in the film. She has already gained massive popularity from her role as Jessica Huang in ABC comedy Fresh Off Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Trust Is a Big Issue with The Great Wall

posted by Louis Chan

Great Wall

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Much has been written about the whitewashing of The Great Wall, the movie starring Matt Damon who heroically saves the iconic structure from destruction (seriously, did you think the movie would end any other way?) and directed by China’s Yimou Zhang.

There’s a serious trust issue between the … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 16, 2017 Ξ 8 comments

16 Asian American Pacific Islander Advisors to President Trump Resign

posted by Louis Chan
President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (Photo by White House Initiative of AAPIs)


By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 

In a stunning show of resistance, 16 member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have submitted their resignations to President Trump.

The ten members who resigned … Read more

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