Two men fatally stabbed and another injured who tried to protect two teenage girls from a known White supremacist in Portland, Oregon are being hailed as heroes nationwide by Asian Americans.
One man is in custody and two people who stood up for Muslim women being taunted with racial slurs are dead after a stabbing rampage on a rail train in Portland, Oregon, reports Oregon Live.
Witnesses say the victims tried to intervene when a man began screaming at two women who appeared Muslim. One was … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
A new study indicates Asians in America may be the targets of unfair and increased racial prejudice in a federal government crackdown on thefts of economic trade secrets.
The study from Andrew Kim of the South Texas College of Law was published by the Committee of 100, … Read more
The South Asian Bar Association is applauding the confirmation of conservative Justice Amul Thapar to the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Sixth District, reports DNA.
In California, the first Filipino American has been appointed to serve as a judge in Contra Costa County, east of San Francisco.
Thapar is the … Read more
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution to recognize the month of May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Thursday.
Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai‘i), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) led the bill to celebrate the contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
Sen. … Read more
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, 34, appeared on Vogue’s 73 Questions Wednesday. The video uploaded on YouTube has already received seven hundred thousand views.
“She is amazing,” a YouTube user by the name Srilatha Reddy commented. “This is one of the best 73 questions with Vogue.”
Chopra was a Bollywood star a … Read more
It’s okay to serve Black communities, but please know: no one expects you to be Black.
Last weekend I attended the 2017 Yoga Service Council Conference where well-meaning yogis gathered to share ideas, learnings and research on how yoga and mindfulness can help support underserved communities such as youth, veterans … Read more
Asian American entertainers joined the rest of the world in expressing their condolences for all those touched by the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
22 people have died in the attack in Northwestern England. At least 59 people have been injured. Some of the victims were children.
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By Len Patel
President Trump pointedly failed to recognize the contributions of Muslims in America in his speech to leaders of 50 Muslim nations in Saudi Arabia Sunday.
Apparently making nice to Muslims around the world does not include those that live in … Read more