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
As a result, despite California’s healthy economy speeding into the future, they fear some ethnic groups are being left behind, forgotten or adversely affected.
“At the same time that the … Read more
By Sarah Jackson
California State University campuses are protesting a revision to Executive Order 1100 which will dissolve ethnic studies courses unless they can be folded into traditional disciplines.
The revision will impact graduation requirements and other interdisciplinary studies, such as gender studies. … Read more
By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Outside the Wilshire Federal Building in West Los Angeles, protesters made their voices heard Tuesday night about their stance against President Trump and his tour of the Asia Pacific. Demonstrators publicly condemned what they called Trump’s pro-war, pro-imperialism agenda and called on the U.S. government … Read more
A national Asian American fraternity is on trial in the deadly hazing of a pledge in 2013.
Pi Delta Psi is accused of being criminally negligent in the death of Michael Deng who died of brain trauma and the suspected cover up that followed.
“Thirty four, there were 34 members that acted together … Read more
Students at two East Coast universities are demanding a curriculum that reflects their communities and an increasingly diverse country.
The Crimson reports that the Ethnic Studies Coalition, lead by founder and Harvard senior Juhwan Seo, is calling on Harvard to establish a national hub for ethnic studies.
According to the group’s … Read more
Donald Trump arrived in the Philippines Sunday to attend a couple of international summits. It is the first face-to-face meeting between Trump and controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
The American leader is on the final leg of his 12-day trip to Asia to shore up U.S. military and economic partnerships and … Read more
Photo from Sesameworkshop.org via Wikimedia Commons
Given the segregated political environment over the past year, it is important to foster a youth that is accepting of diversity. Sesame Street has taken a step to do just that with its new focus on exposing viewers to a variety of cultures and ethnicities.