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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 Comments are off

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

Asian Americans

Nov 16, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

New Online Tool to Highlight Racial Inequalities in California

posted by Randall

California Santa Monica Farmer's MarketCalifornia’s diverse population challenges policy makers, planners and educational institutions, most of which critics say are still functioning as if the state is homogeneously White.

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

Campus

Nov 16, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

CSU Sites Petition Against Changes that Threaten Ethnic Studies Program

posted by Sarah Jackson
Cal State Northridge, Asian American Studies

Students in Asian American Studies at Cal State Northridge

By Sarah Jackson
AsAmNews Intern

 
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

Asian Americans

Nov 15, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Protesters Rally Against Trump’s Tour in the Asia Pacific

posted by Brittney Le
Bayan USA Protest

Photo by Brittany Le

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

Campus

Nov 14, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Asian American Frat on Trial in Deadly Hazing

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiA 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

Campus

Nov 13, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Students Demand Diverse Inclusive Course Offerings

posted by Randall
University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina

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

Filipino American

Nov 13, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Trump Praises Duterte Bloody War on Drugs. Fails to Address Human Rights

posted by Randall

Donald Trump Greets Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Views from the Edge

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

Asian Americans

Nov 10, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Sesame Street is Fostering A Diverse Environment for Children

posted by Tanvi Wattal

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.

The Guardian reports that … Read more

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