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Asian Americans

Aug 19, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Chao criticized after Trump’s Charlottesville remarks

posted by Gabi Wy
Elaine Chao

Photo courtesy of James O’Gara

Asian American organizations are criticizing Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao after President Trump’s response to the White supremacist rally in Virginia that turned deadly, reported The Hill.

In a petition, the organizations said she “stood by President Trump as he blamed both sides for the racist acts that took place … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 15, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

The White Supremacists who Refused to Be Treated by An Asian American Doctor

posted by Randall
Trauma Team at UVA

A multicultural trauma team is on standby to treat the injured from violent protests by White nationalists

The violent protests by Nazi sympathizers and White supremacists this weekend in Virginia ended in three dead and a number of people injured.

Waiting to treat the injured was a multicultural trauma team at the University of Virginia.… Read more


Aug 15, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Music Sensation Bruno Mars donates $1 million to Flint victims

posted by Tanvi Wattal


After his sold out concert in Michigan, Bruno Mars stunned his audience by proclaiming that he will be donating $1 million of his profits to the Flint water crisis victims, according to Bet.com.
CNN stated that with cost cutting measures resulting in water contamination in this low income … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Survey: Asian American Millennials Don’t See Racism as a Top Three Issue

posted by Randall
anti-chinese graffiti San Francisco

This graffiti was plastered in parts of San Francisco in September 2015

Millennials are known to be the most diverse generations in U.S. history.

A new survey from GenForward, however, has found a sharp divide between Blacks, Latinx, Asians and Whites on issues, reported the Washington Post

The survey found on these issues, Asian Americans … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

New Show Highlights Discrimination Faced by Queer Asians

posted by Randall

It’s still unusual to see Asian American men in lead roles. It’s even more unusual to see a show look at the discrimination Asians face not only in Hollywood, but also the LGBTQ communities.

Before I Got Famous

Anthony Ma stars in Before I got Famous

Before I Got Famous has all those elements. The show will … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 11, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Asian American All-Girl Comedy Group Satirizes K-pop/J-pop ‘Nonsensical Cuteness’

posted by Nicole Ki


The five member all-girl Asian American group “AzN Pop!” is making a splash with its music and satire-taking jabs at K-Pop (Korean Pop) and J-Pop (Japanese Pop)  and delivering a message about the Asian American experience.

AzN Pop! is the first female Asian American group to perform at the Upright Citizens Brigade, which was … Read more

Filipino American

Aug 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Murder Suspects May Have Used Dating Apps to Lure Victims

posted by Randall

Authorities have linked two men in the murder of a Filipino American nurse in Houston, reports ABS CBN. 

Glen Soliman

Glen Soliman

According to the Houston Chronicle, detectives believe the men may have used dating apps to attract their victims.

18-year old Brandon Lyons has been charged with capital murder in the death of Glenser Soliman, … Read more

Filipino American

Aug 9, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Filipino Americans Removed from Resolution about Seattle’s International District

posted by Randall
International District Night Market

Photo by Joe Mabel

A resolution supporting the economic development and cultural vitality of Seattle’s International District is causing concern in the Filipino American community.

The resolution unanimously passed the Seattle City Council on August 2. So did a resolution removing a reference to Manilatown, reported the International Examiner.

The amendment read “WHEREAS, the area … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 5, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

New Study Shows Asians More Likely to Be Perceived as American if Overweight

posted by Nicole Ki

Photo by By Gaulsstin

A new study from the University of Washington shows heavier Asian Americans are seen as “more American.”

They may also suffer less prejudice faced by  foreigners than thin Asian Americans.

More than 1,000 college students were shown photos of men and women from different races and of various weight(Asian, black, Latinx, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 2, 2017 Ξ 3 comments

The Night Asian America Took One Last Stand. Remembering 40 Years After the Fall of the I-Hotel

posted by Len Patel
International Hotel Eviction

3,000 protestors form a human barricade to protect the tenants of the International Hotel in San Francisco from eviction. Photo by Nancy Wong

By Randall Yip

(Note from the Editor: Randall Yip covered the International Hotel in the two years leading up to the eviction for both East West and the San Francisco Journal, two Read more


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