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Apr 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Chloe Bennet, Ken Jeong & Randall Park talk Asian American Progress at Celebration of East West Players

posted by Randall

By Kanika Lal
It was an evening to celebrate, and to contemplate.
The nation’s first Asian American theater organization – East West Players – held their 51st Anniversary Visionary Awards and Silent Auction at the Hilton Universal in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 24.
The pioneers of Hollywood’s multicultural scene … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asians Win Back Pay in Discrimination Complaint

posted by Randall

PalantirAnalytics and technology company Palantir has agreed to pay $1.7 million dollars in back wages and stock options to settle charges it discriminated against Asian applicants for engineering jobs.

Under the consent decree, the Palo Alto, California based company will also extend job offers to eight people.

“We appreciate Palantir working with us to resolve … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 24, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Filipino American Stars in New Star Wars Fan Film

posted by Louis Chan
Aris Juson

Aris Juson Stars in Star Wars: The Force and the Fury

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Fans have a full eight months to wait for the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Until the next trailer, they may have to whet their appetite with a new fan film just released starring Filipino … Read more

Chinese American

Apr 18, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Asian American Launches New Bra for Small Breasted Women

posted by Randall

Jaclyn Fu
They say good things come in small packages.

Now an Asian American woman entrepreneur is making that a reality for many small chested women.

Jaclyn Fu has launched the Pepper All You Bra that’s specifically designed for “small boobs.”

“No one truly understands small boob problems,” said the Pepper Co-Founder. “What’s unique about this bra … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 18, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Get out the Vote Effort Underway in Early Referendum on Trump Presidency

posted by Randall

Get Out the Vote
Asians in Georgia?

Come on, people. There are Asians everywhere these days.

Asian American Pacific Islanders make up more than three percent of the population in The Peach State.

A special election is being held there today to replace former Rep Tom Price (R-GA) who is now the nation’s Health and Human Services Secretary. … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 18, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Sizable Percentage of First-time Asian American Voters in 2016 Election

posted by Louis Chan

AALDEF 2016 Vote

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

An election day survey of nearly 14,000 Asian American voters from 55 cities and 14 states has found 30 percent of those polled were first-time voters.

That’s a three percent increase from a similar poll in 2012 also conducted by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund .… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 16, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Filipino American Crowned U.S. Chess Champion

posted by Randall
Wesley So

Wesley So is the 2017 U.S. Chess Champion

Wesley So has been crowned the new King of Chess.

The Filipino American defeated  Alexander Onischuk for the $50,000 grand prize, according to St. Louis Public Radio.

Japanese American Hikaru Nakamura placed fourth behind Varuzhan Akobian.

This was So’s first championship title.

Hikaru Nakamura

Hikaru Nakamura
By Stefan64

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Asian Americans

Apr 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Breast Cancer Rates Among Asian Americans on Rise

posted by Randall

MammogramBy Viji Sundaram
New America Media

Unlike other ethnic groups, Asian Americans experienced an increase in breast cancer rates over the last 15 years, according to researchers at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC). Breast cancer incidents remained stable or declined in most U.S. populations over the same period.

In the first study to … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 12, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Report Hate Crimes Here to Documenting Hate Project

posted by Louis Chan

Hate Reporting ProjectBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

AsAmNews is proud to be part of a joint effort between New America Media and Pro Publica to track the increasing number of hate crimes in the United States.

The Documenting Hate Project is an effort to confirm and verify the rise in hate incidents since the November election.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

75th Anniversary of Bataan Death March Commemorated

posted by Randall
Bataan Death March

This picture, captured from the Japanese, shows American prisoners using improvised litters to carry those of their comrades who, from the lack of food or water on the march from Bataan, fell along the road. Philippines, May 1942

Despite rainy skies, dozens took part in a military wreath laying ceremony in San Francisco’s Presidio to … Read more


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