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Mar 18, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Heroes Among Us: Tracey Tong Defends Muslims from Verbal Attack

posted by Randall
Tracey Tong

Tracey Tong defended a Muslim couple from a verbal attack. She didn’t know she was being taped.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge


What would you do when faced with an act of bigotry?

With all the crazies carrying concealed weapons, would you turn away? Walk away? Or would you dare to get

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Bad Ass Asians

Mar 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Undocumented Being Arrested in the Courts, says California Chief Justice

posted by Randall
Tani Cantil-Sakuye

California Suprme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakuye

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
In A letter, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye expressed her deep concern “about reports from some of our trial courts that immigration agents appear to be stalking undocumented immigrants in our courthouses to make arrests.”
The letter … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 16, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Two Asian American Federal Judges Put Latest Travel Ban on Hold

posted by Randall
Theodore Chuang

Judge Theodore Chuang of the Federal District Court of Maryland

Two federal judges have hit President Donald Trump with a powerful one two punch by issuing nationwide orders freezing his executive order on travel from six mostly Muslim countries.
Overnight Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland became the second judge to freeze the ban, following … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 15, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Parody of Viral Video May be Funnier than the Original

posted by Randall

Robert Kelley ParodyBy now, you’ve likely seen the viral video of the Asian kids who interrupted their dad during a live BBC television interview and the mom who desperately tried to take them away.
The video has been seen by millions on social media, and now for the first time, the family is making its first … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 12, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Sen. Janet Nguyen’s 15 Minutes of Fame?

posted by Brittney Le

Janet NguyenSen. Janet Nguyen’s forcible removal from the California Senate floor may help her get reelected during the 2018 election, reports The Orange County Register. Nguyen (R-Fountain Valley) is being praised by the Vietnamese American community for speaking up during the Senate floor session on Feb. 23. In a Senate district where Democrats currently have … Read more


Mar 11, 2017 Ξ 3 comments

That Asian Woman isn’t the Nanny. Stop Assuming She is.

posted by Cathy Sun

Nanny BBC incident

A White professor became an internet celebrity after his interview on BBC about relations between North and South Korea was interrupted by the appearance of his two young children. In the video gone viral, an Asian woman dashes in to drag the children away and close the door.

The man is Robert E. Kelley, an … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 4, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

USA Swimming Expands Outreach to Asian American Swimmers

posted by Randall


Nathan Adrian

Nathan Adrian is an eight-time Olympic medalist. His mother is Chinese

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Swimmers of Asian American descent have a long history of competing in the sport but it was not until this year that USA Swimming has tried to expand its outreach to that population.

The national swimming … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 4, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Quiet Tiny Asian: A Humorous Guide for Asian Women in America

posted by Brittney Le
SJ Son

SJ Son in It’s an Asian Thing

What is it like to be an Asian woman in America? Well, the comedy duo SJ & Ginny created a wonderful video series called Quiet Tiny Asian to show just that, as it features an Asian American woman exposing her baby niece to The Woman’s Guide to Being Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 3, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

The Year the University of Chicago Tennis Team Recruited Four Asian American Standuts

posted by Randall
University of Chicago Tennis1

Photo: Luke Tsai, Nick Chua, David Liu, Peter Leung

By Timothy Farrell
University Athletic Association

From four different regions, the 2015-16 University of Chicago men’s tennis freshmen class has come together as part of the most successful, and perhaps the closest, teams in program history.

“None of us really knew each other beforehand, which was … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 2, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

California Senate President is Asian American

posted by Randall
State Senator Kevin de Leon

California Senate President Kevin de Leon is half Asian

California Senate President Kevin de Leon is embracing his Asian American roots.

It’s been widely assumed that de Leon is Hispanic, which he is, but a recently published story in the Sacramento Bee revealed that while both his parents were born in Guatemala, his father is … Read more


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