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Nov 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

AAPI Actors Making the Move from Sidekick to Star

posted by Randall

 

Darren Criss in Versace

Darren Criss will star in Versace: American Crime Story in January.

Views from the Edge

Asian Americans may be on the cusp of a Golden Age with an increased multifaceted presence on U.S. television.

One 10-episode miniseries will air in January and three sitcoms, three dramas and a dramedy starring Asian Americans are in … Read more

Campus

Nov 25, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Studies Program Scheduled to Be Launched at Princeton

posted by Randall

PrincetonFaculty at Princeton are working to establish an Asian American Studies certificate program by September, reports the Daily Princetonian.

A certificate program at Princeton is similar to a minor at other universities and will allow students to supplement their major with an additional concentration. It’s been a project in the works for at least two … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 24, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Jake Zyrus Gets Star on Walk of Fame. Answers Hater

posted by Randall
Jake Zyrus

Via Twitter

Jake Zyrus has joined the legends of entertainment with a star on the Eastwood City Walk of Fame, the Philippine’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

It happened Tuesday to little fanfare.

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Campus

Nov 22, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Department of Justice Ups Pressure on Harvard in Discrimination Investigation

posted by Randall

Harvard LibrraryThe Department of Justice is upping its pressure on Harvard in its investigation of discrimination against Asian Americans at the elite university.
 
A letter from the DOJ to the school obtained by the Wall Street Journal stated Harvard is being investigated under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bans discrimination … Read more

Filipino American

Nov 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Filipina American Deejay Says Behavior of Sen. Al Franken Not Funny

posted by Randall
Leeann Velez Tweeden

Leeann Velez Tweeden accuses Senator Al Franken of sexual harassment

Views from the Edge

Senator Al Franken ( D-Minnesota), a progressive politician, is in a heap of trouble because of his treatment of a Filipina American deejay during a USO tour.

Los Angeles radio host Leeann Velez Tweeden tweeted that Franken kissed her without her … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Judge Calls Threat vs. Sanctuary Cities ‘Unconstitutional’

posted by Randall
Sanctuary City Protest in San Francisco

Protest in support of Sanctuary Cities in San Francisco

Views from the Edge

In another legal setback,  a judge ruled that Donald Trump’s threats to cut federal funding to so-called sancturary cities is “unconstitutional on its face.”

U.S. District Judge William Orrick Monday permanently blocked Trump’s executive order that sought cities’ assistance in arresting, detaining … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 20, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

BTS Storms onto AMA Stage

posted by Randall
BTS

THE 2017 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS(r) – The “2017 American Music Awards,” the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, broadcasts live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (8:00–11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Image Group LA)
BTS

Views from the Edge contributed to this report

Bruno Mars dominated the American Music Awards with … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 19, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

It Could Be Bruno Mars Night at the American Music Awards

posted by Randall

Bruno Mars

That’s What I Like is up for Video of the Year at the American Music Awards, one of eight nominations for Bruno Mars


 
Bruno Mars leads all artists with eight nominations at the American Music Awards.
 
The awards will be presented tonight in Los Angeles from the Microsoft Theatre.
 
Mars is nominated … Read more

Blogs

Nov 19, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Blog: Trump Tax Bills Have Adverse Impacts on Most Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

posted by Randall

Trump Tax Plan

By Ed Diokno
Views from The Edge

Oh, where to begin? The Trump tax plan is bad for the country in so many ways its difficult to list them in one posting … but, I’ll try. Bear with me, dear readers:

One of my daughters is a high school  teacher in California. Every year in … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Labor Leaders Arrested during Protest to Support DREAM Act

posted by Randall

Dream Act protest

Nineteen AAPI demonstrators were arrested at Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s office in Washington DC. Photo courtesy APALA


 
Views from the Edge
 
Nineteen Asian American protesters, including two of the highest-ranking Asian American leaders in the labor movement, were arrested in Washington D.C. this week, during a protest to support the DREAM … Read more

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