A bar in Houston accused of keeping out Asian Americans and other people of color has settled a discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney Generals office, reports ABC13.
The Gaslamp Bar which has since changed its name to 360 Midtown was accused of only charging an admittance fee to minorities and unfairly enforcing … Read more
House Bill 3361, filed by Massachusetts state Rep. Tackey Chan, would require state agencies to disaggregate ethnic data on Asian Americans. The “Asian” designation on government forms would … Read more
Nearly 40% of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) age 50 and older report that they or their family members have been victimized by fraud schemes, according to the recent fraud survey from AARP. … Read more
Bruno Mars had a helluva night at the Grammy Awards show Sunday. The performer won in all the categories in which he was nominated.
Mars won six Grammys at this year’s show held in Madison Square Garden Sunday night. His … Read more
After a year in office, it is now clear even to the most casual observer — Donald Trump is a racist.The White House will release a “legislative framework” for an immigration deal on Monday that it believes can earn bipartisan support, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.
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In 2016, the Asian population became the largest ethnic group in California’s Orange County, according to the Census. The huge influx of Asian and Pacific Islanders during the last two decades has dramatically changed the character of the region.
Many institutions … Read more
Filipino American freelance photojournalist Cheryl Diaz Meyer celebrated an historic victory this week, sweeping the international category in the Eyes of History contest presented by the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA)
The Eyes of History contest is “held annually to select the best in visual journalism across still, video, and multimedia disciplines.”
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A new study has found that Asian Americans who reach out to their state legislator are less likely to get a response than other groups, according to researchers who shared their findings in a blog on the Washington Post.
Micah Gell-Redman from the University of Georgia, Neil Visalvanich from Durham University, and Charles Crabtree … Read more
While one ethnic studies program struggles, another potential program has just won support.
The student senate at the University of Washington has voted to support the establishment of a Pacific Islander Studies major, reports The Daily
The resolution was introduced by the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) and the Pacific … Read more
Actor and musician Darren Criss is officially off the market.
The former Glee star who is currently starring in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story on FX announced his engagement to his girlfriend of seven years, writer/producer Mia Swier.
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Mia and I have had seven and a half years of fun,