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Dec 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Justice Department Aggressively Pursuing Discrimination Complaint Against Harvard

posted by Randall

HarvardHarvard University has agreed to turn over documents requested by the Justice Department in its investigation of alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants, reports the New York Times.

The confidential documents contain both applicant and student records. The university agreed to turn them over if the DOJ reviewed them only at the offices of … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 2, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Man Given Six Month Sentence in Road Rage Death

posted by Louis Chan
Tse, Vincent

Marchers hold before and after images of Mr. Tse. during a protest demanding the DA file homicide charges

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Cleaman Anderson has begun serving a six month jail sentence in the 2016 road rage death of 68-year-old Chun Man Vincent Tse of New York.

A judge formally sentenced Anderson to … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 2, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Man Sentenced to 36 Years in Prison for Targeting Asians

posted by Randall
Petrese Tucker

District Judge Petrese Tucker

U.S. District Judge Petrese Tucker didn’t mince any words when she sentenced a Philadelphia man for a series of home invasions targeting Asian business owners.

“This defendant is a violent recidivist,” the judge said.” “It’s important that he be deterred, and others. “The defendant has no respect for the law.”

Philly.comRead more

Chinese American

Dec 2, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Filipino Adobo in the Magic Kingdom Reflects Disney’s Strategy of Inclusion

posted by Randall
Pork Belly Adobo

Pork Belly Adobo

Views from the Edge

The happiest place on Earth, just got a little bit happier.

As part of its Festival of Holidays, Disney California Adventure Park is offering adobo and chana masala as part of its food offerings. It might seem minor, but the decision to widen its cuisine is … Read more

Campus

Dec 1, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Teacher Accused of Making Disparaging Remarks about Asians. Groups Call for Firing

posted by Randall

Bergen County Academies2Korean American groups are calling for the firing of a New Jersey teacher at a prestigious public high school in Bergen County.

NorthJersey.com reports the demand from a coalition of 10 groups came a week after the organizations expressed concerns about allegations the teacher had told students she hates Koreans.

“The Korean-American community in Bergen … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 30, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Mulan Actor Named. Disney’s Newest Princess is Chinese.

posted by Randall

Liu YifeiViews from the Edge

After conducting an international search and auditioning a thousand actors, Disney settled on who would play Mulan in their live-action telling of the Chinese tale.

Liu Yifei isn’t a household name (in the U.S., anyway) but she’s one of China’s most popular actresses.

The upcoming film, directed by New Zealander Niki … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 30, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Celeste Ng to Publish “Little Fires Everywhere”: A Novel that Tackles Post-Racial Suburbia

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Little Fires Everywhere

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer

“I mean, we’re lucky. No one sees race here,” said Lexie Richardson, a fair-haired suburbanite and fictional character from best-seller Celeste Ng’s newest work, Little Fires Everywhere.

Without knowing it, Lexie ironically speaks to the idea of a 1990s “post-racial suburbia”. Ng’s book aims to tackle that concept of … Read more

Campus

Nov 29, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Chinese American Prisoner Attempted Suicide in Iranian Prison

posted by Randall

Xiyue Wang

Xiyue Wang with his wife and son before he left for Iran


 
Views from the Edge
 
Xiyue Wang recently tried to commit suicide in a prison in Iran where he is accused of spying for the US, said his wife.
 
The wife of the Chinese American graduate student pleaded with the Trump … Read more

Campus

Nov 29, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

UPDATED: Fraternity members plead guilty, sentenced to probation for hazing death

posted by Randall
Chun Michael Deng

Chun Michael Deng

 

Fourteen former members of an Asian American fraternity were sentenced to probation Wednesday, (Nov. 29) after pleading guilty to reduced charges in the hazing death of a young man pledging to Pi Delta Psi.

They joined the 15 other young men who plead guilty Tuesday (Nov. 28).

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Chinese American

Nov 28, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Son Shares Last Moments of His Murdered Father’s Life

posted by Randall
Ruxin Wang

Ruxin Wang

A grieving son, a wife without her husband-that’s the aftermath of the senseless murder of Ruxin Wang in Nashville.

Three weeks after the death of the 74-year old man who had just moved from Beijing to be with his son, police do not have suspects in the case.

The man’s son released footage … Read more

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