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Mar 24, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Overwhelming Majority of Asian American Men Surveyed Say They’ve Been Harassed

posted by Louis Chan

Asian American Man Study
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
A survey of nearly 500 mostly young Asian American men has found 85 percent of the respondents have experienced some form of harassment at school. 35 percent experienced similar harassment in the work place.

The Asian American Man Survey was conducted in October and the results were … Read more

Blogs

Mar 24, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

We Will Fight Back in Defense of Our Communities

posted by Randall
Mia Yoshitani

Mia Yoshitani

By Mia Yoshitani
New American Media

As Donald Trump’s presidency barely passes its one-month mark, Trump has launched profound threats against immigrants and refugees, our human rights, and our climate. In the face of his hateful and destructive policies, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are rising up. Recently, 16 out of 20 … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Did President Trump Save SF Mayor Ed Lee from Being Recalled?

posted by Randall

Ed LeeSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has survived a recall effort.

The SF Chronicle reports supporters of the recall failed to get the necessary 47,565 voter signatures needed to put the recall on the ballot.

In fact it appears no signatures were ever turned in at all.

Lee rode a wave of popularity and won a … Read more

Campus

Mar 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Indiana University Preps for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

posted by Jiayi Sun
Indiana University Asian Culture Center

Photo by Dottie Day

Indiana University Bloomington is preparing for the upcoming Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration. The celebration will take place at the beginning of next week.

 

The theme of this 18th annual celebration is “belonging.” The month-long celebration involves different activities and events, including a film series, a conference Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Filipino American Eliminated from The Voice-One Remains

posted by Randall

Gaby Borromeo22-year-old Gaby Borromeo has been eliminated from The Voice.

Fueled by yes votes last week from both Blake Sheldon and Adam Levine, she faced off this week under the tutelage of Levine against fellow contestant Mark Isaiah.

The two performed the song PillowTalk.

Alicia Keyes said it was a choice between a “powerhouse … Read more

Blogs

Mar 21, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Why the Apathetic Asian American is a Myth

posted by Randall

VoteBy Ethan Pak

Only 4 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) voted in the 2016 presidential election.

 

The Atlantic called the community “mostly invisible in the American political debate.” On the other hand, prior to the election, the Huffington Post and the LA Times emphasized AAPIs’ potential in influencing the … Read more

Blogs

Mar 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Opinion: GOP ignores Needs of 24 Million Americans; Votes on Trumpcare Nears

posted by Randall

Trumpcare protest

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

One of President Obama’s mistakes was that he underestimated the animus the radical right had against him. He assumed that he could negotiate with the ultra-conservative members in Congress and they would move from their extreme position and meet him somewhere in the middle.

The rest is … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 19, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Filipino Americans React to Selection of Kelly Anne Conway’s Fil Am Husband to Justice Department

posted by Randall
George and Kellyanne Conway and family

George and Kellyanne Conway have four children. Photo via Twitter

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Donald Trump has named another Filipino American lawyer to a key position in his administration,  reported the New York Times. He named George Conway, husband of Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway, to head the civil division of the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 18, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Kellyanne Conway’s Filipino American Husband Could Get Key Job with Justice Department

posted by Randall
Conway, George

George T. Conway ’87, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, “Extraterritoriality in American Business Regulation.”

It seems George Conway is determined to get a job with the Trump administration

Politico reports the husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway is the top contender for a job as head of the Justice Department’s civil division.

If … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Flyers Declare America is a White Nation

posted by Randall

Vanguard AmericaA racist White supremacist organization is continuing its recruitment drive on college campuses from the East to the West Coast.

The Washington Post reports flyers describing America as a “White nation” and calling “illegal aliens” “criminals” were posted this week at the University of Maryland.

The flyers are the same ones seen on Vanguard America’s … Read more

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