Many predicted that following the Supreme Court ruling allowing the Slants to trademark their name, more offensive trademarks would follow.
Reuters reports that since the ruling on June 19th, a San Francisco entrepreneur has applied for a trademark of a slur against Chinese people.
Mike Lin says its a slur he was called … Read more
The first Sikh elected to Hoboken, New Jersey’s City Council will be running for mayor on November 7th, reports India West.
Eight years ago, people doubted that Ravinder Bhalla would find the support to be elected in a city … Read more
By Ernabel Demillo
Host Asian American Life
Are you one of those people who likes to post photos of your food on Instagram? Well, you are not alone. The top Instagram hashtag in 2016 was #food with 182 million posts. That’s a lot of … Read more
Satnam Singh Bhamara is fighting for his spot in the NBA and just finished a stint with the Dallas Mavericks on their Summer League Roster.
Standing at 7 feet and 2 inches, 21-year-old Bhamara was selected by the Mavericks as the 52nd pick in 2015 NBA Draft. He is the first Indian-born … Read more
By Jenny Manrique
New America Media
Hate crimes are on the rise nationwide, including in San Francisco, where the city’s diversity also happens to be a hallmark of the San Francisco Police Department’s (SFPD) Hate Crimes Unit.
It’s one of just a … Read more
By Sophia Whittemore
You know, Hollywood’s getting there when it comes to casting Asians/Pacific Islanders/ other POC in lead roles in Hollywood films.
But, just in case it needs a little push, here’s my top ten reasons for why we need more diversity in lead roles.
The Washington Post reports amends the travel ban implemented by the Trump administration just a few weeks ago.
The court put on hold another lower court decision that would … Read more
By Sophia Whittemore
Let me discuss a little movement that can help any Asian authors on the lookout for one day publishing their work.
Let me break this down really quickly. Top YA book series are facing the same problems that Hollywood movies are. Mainly, the issue is that people … Read more
Actress Mindy Kaling is reportedly expecting her first child, according to sources who talked to E Online.
Kaling appeared with the cast of A Wrinkle in Time at the D23 Expo this weekend, but did not appear to have a baby bump.
Kaling’s pregnancy was described as an “unexpected surprise.”
The … Read more