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Asian Americans

Sep 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Study predicts Asians to be largest U.S. immigrant group

posted by Gabi Wy

Asian Americans
 
A report by the Pew Research Center predicts Asians will be the nation’s largest immigrant group by 2055, surpassing Hispanics. More Asian immigrants have moved to the U.S. than Hispanic immigrants every year since 2000.
 
The U.S. Asian population grew 72 percent from 2000 to 2015 to a record 20.4 million, which is … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 11, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

The Secrets Out: Mindy Kaling Is Having a Girl!

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Wikimedia

It’s a girl!

Mindy Kaling, famed writer and actress, has good news for her fans! In mid-July she publicly announced her pregnancy, but has remained quiet about the specifics.

In an interview with US Weekly, Kaling’s co-actors from the Mindy Project insinuated the gender of her child.

Beth Grant, aka Beverly, expressed her … Read more

Blogs

Sep 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

DACA: Steve Bannon says Catholic Church “Needs Illegal Aliens to Fill the Churches”

posted by Randall

Steve Bannon
 
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 
If Steve Bannon were to come into my church, he’d take one look at all the brown-skinned, black-haired, Filipinos, Vietnamese and Latinos in the pews and do a quick 180 and make an exit to the parking lot.
 
Bannon, the former chief strategist to Donald … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Sep 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American to be Cast as Greatest American Hero

posted by Randall

Greatest American HeroWhat’s old may be new again.

ABC has committed to at least airing a pilot of a reboot of Greatest American Hero.

The series which originally ran in the 1980’s is being resurrected by Rachna Fruchbom who’s a writer for Fresh off the Boat, reports The Wrap.

Fruchborn will serve as executive … Read more

Blogs

Sep 6, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

This is America. She is America. We ARE America

posted by Louis Chan

Nydia HanBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
This is America.
 
Those words have different meaning when used in different contexts.
 
By itself, its an affirmation in our pride of being called American.
 
Used in another context, it can also be considered racist.
 
That’s what Nydia Han, a longtime reporter at ABC6 … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 5, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Asian American Groups Blast Trump’s Decision to End DACA

posted by Len Patel

ICE
 
By Len Patel
 
Asian American civil rights organizations and political leaders were swift in condemning President Trump’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
 
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this morning that no new DACA applicants will be processed beginning tomorrow and the program will be eliminated … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Sep 5, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Indian American Rapper Signs with Sony Music

posted by Randall
Raja Kumari

Raja Kumari

Raja Kumari has penned songs for such superstars as Iggy Azealia, Gwen Stefani and Fifth Harmony.

She’s collaborated with Timbaland, AR Rahman, Tricky Stewart, and Fall Out Boy

Now Sony Music is rewarding her with her own music deal.

The American songwriter, rapper and recording artist has signed with Sony Music India. The … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Sep 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Private Citizen Says He Caught Man Vandalizing Sikh Temple

posted by Randall

Sikh Temple vandalism suspectThe Los Angeles Hate Crime commission has been contacted after a man says he saw a vandal scrawling racist graffiti on a Sikh temple in Hollywood.

Karna Ray videotaped the man walking away from the scene and posted the video on Facebook.

In the video, the man is seen casually strolling down the street with … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans Stand Up to Defend DACA

posted by Randall
DACA Rally at White House

Members and supporters of National Korean American Service and Educational Consortium (NAKASEC) have been staging an around the clock vigil in front of the White House in support of DACA (Photo from NAKASEC)

Asian Americans are rallying in an effort to persuade President Trump not to end DACA.

Trump has said a decision on the … Read more

Chinese American

Sep 2, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Suspect Arrested in Unprovoked Attacks on Asian Women

posted by Randall

Agustin GarciaA teenager has been arrested in a series of what police are calling “brutal assaults” against Asian women in San Francisco, reports Hoodline.
 
The suspect has been identified as Agustin Garcia, 19. He is said to live in the Bayview area where the assaults occurred.
 
KRON-TV reports that in once incident … Read more

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