Tuesday 17th October 2017,

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Bad Ass Asians

Oct 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Jessica Sanchez Takes Knee During National Anthem

posted by Louis Chan

Sanchez, jessica sings at Memorial Day Concert 2012

Jessica Sanchez Sings at Memorial Day Concert in 2012 in Washington, DC


 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Speaking in a soft tone, Filipina and Mexican American Jessica Sanchez took to Facebook to defend her decision to take a knee at the end of her performance of the National Anthem before the Oakland … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

No Happy Ending to Racist Song

posted by Randall

Happy Ending

It’s the open secret behind the doors of too many massage parlors.

Happy endings have become synonymous with sex.

Too often its connected to sex trafficking-women lured to America with the promise of a better life, only to be trapped into a life of sexual servitude at a massage parlor while they pay off the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 13, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Series Featuring AAPI Actors Off to Good Start

posted by Randall

Fresh Off the Boat

Several television series with Asian Americans in prominent roles either in front of the camera or behind the scenes are off the to a good start in the new fall season, according to information compiled by TV Series Finale.

ABC’sFresh Off the Boat is up nearly 20 percent after its first three episodes … Read more

Community Issues

Oct 12, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Stockton’s Little Manila Center Target of Vandalism in Possible Hate Crime

posted by Sarah Jackson

Vandalism discovered at Little Manila center, a historical site in Stockton, California dedicated to the appreciation of Filipino culture, is being investigated as a hate crime.

According to Recordnet.com, “Five of six donated vinyl banners that had been on the windows for the last three years were either ripped off or damaged. … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 11, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Community Reaches Out To DACA Recipients with Mental Health Programs

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Wikimedia

Photo By Rhododendrites

The Asian American community has taken a step to help DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, recipients after the Trump administration announced that the program would be abolished.

According to NBC News, one month after the announcement, the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON) opened up free programs to … Read more

Filipino American

Oct 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Filipino American History Month Commemorated with New Video Series

posted by Randall

Filipino American Story
 
Views from the Edge
 
To celebrate Filipino American History Month, AARP AAPI Community and NextDayBetter have joined together to present a series of videos highlighting various Filipino Americans who have had an impact on U.S. history.

The project starts with A Filipino American Story – an animated video presenting the pivotal moments of … Read more

Campus

Oct 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Week of #AAPIAction Underway. Trump’s Intentions Emerging

posted by Louis Chan

White HouseBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The White House Sunday night poured water on hopes that President Trump would make a deal ensuring a path for citizenship  for 700,000 Dreamers.

 

A spokesperson said during a call with the media that they are “not interested in granting citizenship” to current DACA recipients, according to

Vox.  Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 7, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

California Declared a Sanctuary State

posted by Randall

California FlagBy Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

A Continent separates California and Donald Trump in more ways than one.

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill, SB 54, that would make California a sanctuary state, the latest salvo in the ongoing war between the Golden State and the White House.

“These are uncertain times for … Read more

Campus

Oct 6, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Flyers Declare America a “White Nation”

posted by Randall

Vanguard AmericaRacist flyers posted at Weatherford College in Texas have been removed from campus, reports the Weatherford Democrat.

The flyers appear to be the work of Vanguard America, which the Anti-Defamation League describes as a “white supremacist group which opposes multiculturalism.”

“One said America is a white nation among other things,” said Brent Baker, … Read more

Campus

Oct 5, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Justice Department Investigates Harvard for Discrimination against Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Harvard LibrraryThe Justice Department has confirmed it is investigating Harvard for violation of civil rights in connection with its affirmative action program.

Through the Freedom of Information Act, American Oversight and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law confirmed the review by the Department of Justice.

“This is a deeply troubling revelation that potentially threatens … Read more

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