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Indian American/ South Asian American

May 28, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Victims in Portland Stabbing Called Heroes. Suspect Is a Known Nazi Sympathizer

posted by Randall

Vigil for Portland hate crime victims

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.

According to Oregon Live the girls, described by one of their mothers as Black and a Muslim wearing a hijab, were on a commuter … Read more


May 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Two Good Samaritans Killed Defending Muslim Woman from Racist Rant

posted by Randall

Portland Max Train incidentOne 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

Asian Americans

May 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Study Questions Whether Asians Are Being Targeted in Corporate Spy Cases

posted by Louis Chan

Committee of 100 White Paper Economic Espionage
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

Bad Ass Asians

May 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans Gain Two Judicial Appointments

posted by Randall
Judge Amul Thapar

Judge Amul Thapar

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

Asian Americans

May 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans Applaud Appeals Court Halt of Muslim Ban

posted by Randall
Protest against Trump Muslim Ban

Among the first groups protesting Donald Trump’s attacks on Muslims were members of the Jewish and Japanese American communities who saw the similarities to the orders that detained Japanese Americans
and the Nazi roundup of Jews during WWII.

A Federal Appeals Court ruling upholding a court mandated stop to President Trump’s Muslim ban is being … Read more

Asian Americans

May 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Senate Passes Bill to Recognize Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

posted by Jiayi Sun

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

Bad Ass Asians

May 25, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Baywatch Babe and Quantico Star Answers Vogue’s 73 Questions

posted by Jiayi Sun

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


May 24, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Serving People of Color

posted by Len Patel

Colin LieuBy Colin Lieu

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

Bad Ass Asians

May 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Sikh Temples Open for Survivors of Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert. Asian American Entertainers Express Shock

posted by Randall


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.

Read more


May 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Blog: Trump Neglects to Make Positive Nod to Muslims in America

posted by Len Patel

Muslim students make up 10 percent of New York City public schools.

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


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