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Jun 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Nicole Scherzinger Replaces Fergie on Black Eyed Peas at Concert

posted by Randall

Nicole ScherzingerWas it for just one night or an audition for bigger things to come?
 
Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger performed with the Black Eyed Peas in Azerbaijan over the weekend.
 
Scherzinger seamlessly sang the lyrics normally performed by Fergie.
 
Will I Am announced earlier this month that Fergie had left the groupRead more

Blogs

Jun 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Republicans Desperate to Pull the Plug on Affordable Care Act

posted by Randall
Affordable Care Act protest

Constituents around the country have protested the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act

By Asian Green News

(Editor Note: With Republicans in the Senate vowing to hold a vote on replacing the Affordable Care Act by the end of the week, and as early as today, AsAmNews is reposting this opinion piece from Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 22, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Slurs Aimed at Asian Americans Spray Painted onto Connecticut Home

posted by Randall

Guilford, CT racist graffitiResidents in Guilford, Connecticut are reacting with outrage after someone spotted anti-Asian American slurs spray painted on a home there, reports Zip06.

The graffiti was quickly removed after being reported by a resident on Facebook.

“While on my run this morning I saw racial slurs spray painted on a house near downtown,” the post read. … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Vietnamese and Filipino American Among Sailors Killed in Collision in Sea of Japan

posted by Randall
Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan

Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan

A Vietnamese American and Filipino American have been identified as among the seven sailors killed in a collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a Philippine container ship off Japan.

VN Express reports one of the sailors killed is Ngoc T. Truong Huynh, 25, a sonar technician from Connecticut.

The other is … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Entertainer Charice Changes Name to Jake Zyrus

posted by Randall

Charice Comes Out

The transformation for the former Charice is now complete.

He has changed his name to Jake Zyrus, reports CNN Philippines.

Jake erased all of Charice’s old social media posts and replaced it with his new name.

Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

UPDATED: Man Arrested in Attempted Kidnapping of Store Clerk in Irvine

posted by Randall

Irvine Kidnapping Attempt

Police have arrested a 47-year-old Irvine, California man in the attempted kidnapping of a store clerk , reports CBS Los Angeles.

The suspect has been identified as Charlie Choi who was arrested at his home.

The store surveillance camera shows a man grabbed the store clerk by the pony tail and tried to drag … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 19, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

What We Can Learn from the Death of Vincent Chin 35 Years Later

posted by Randall

Vincent ChinBy Logan Wilbur
Asian American Life Intern

This month marks the 35th anniversary of the brutal murder of Detroit resident, and Chinese American, Vincent Chin.

There are many similarities in the ways communities rally together around social injustices today, as the Asian American community rallied around the death of Chin over thirty years ago.

On … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 18, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Filipino Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao to Face Australian Challenger Jeff Horn

posted by Olivia Wolf

Manny Pacquiao

A long awaited boxing match between Filipino welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Australian challenger Jeff Horn will take place at the “Battle of Brisbane” on July second, reports BBC.

 

The event will be held at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, which is expected to be filled with over 50,000 spectators. More than 150 countries … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Women Put Themselves at Great Risk for Breast Cancer

posted by Randall

mammogramAsian American women are less likely than White women to see a doctor for follow up care after receiving an abnormal mammogram, reports UCSF.
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This puts Asian American women at greater risk for later breast cancer diagnosis.

Treatment after early diagnosis is a key to survival. I know this from personal experience.
My … Read more

Blogs

Jun 13, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Asian Americans Push Back against Asian Privilege

posted by Louis Chan

anti-chinese graffiti San Francisco

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

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
In the world of some, Asians don’t face racism. Asians haven’t had to struggle. Asians are living in a bed of roses.
 
It’s nothing new. The concept of the model minority has been propagated in … Read more

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