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
Fresh off his Golden Globe award, Ansari has a good chance of winning a SAG award for Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series. Ansari plays an Indian … Read more
We already know that Asian Americans have difficulty seeking a diagnosis and treatment for depression, but the problem is particularly dire among seniors. Data collated from various studies show that specific groups are at risk – particularly elderly women (who have a more than double suicide rate to that of white … Read more
By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Holly Ham, the new Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPIs), is conducting a national meet and greet tour to connect with local AAPI organizations.
Ham kicked off her tour last month in Chicago. … Read more
Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) has announced that she would not attend the January 30 State of the Union address in protest of President Trump’s divisive policies and rhetoric, The Seattle Times reports.
“I think it is absolutely unacceptable to see the racism and the hatred coming out the White House,” Jayapal said in … Read more
Indian American comedian Aziz Ansari was accused of sexual misconduct Saturday by a Brooklyn-based photographer days after his history-making Golden Globes win for his performance in Master of None.
The alleged victim relayed her … Read more