Harvard 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
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
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.”
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
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
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.
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
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).… Read more
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