Racist sentiments die hard, and now a veteran award winning journalist is out of a job because of it.
Unfortunately a moment of pure joy and ecstasy has been dampened by by an unfortunate and inexcusable tweet from a journalist Terry Frei of the Denver Post.
It 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 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
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
Photos & Video By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
On Sunday, Mott Street between Canal and Chatham Square in Manhattan, Chinatown was closed for the 38th annual Asian American Pacific American Heritage Celebration from the Coalition of Asian and Pacific Americans, also know as CAPA. There was food, cultural performances, and children’s activities … Read more
By Helen Mun
May is an important month for Asian America: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is a time when our voices and narratives are centered and celebrated on social media, in museums, in schools. May is also an important month for Asian American history: in 1843, the … Read more
Documents made public by Buzzfeed through the Freedom of Information Act may give a boost to the argument that Asian Americans face discrimination in admissions.
The documents reveal comments made by admissions officers on applications to Princeton from Asian American applicants.
Common comments included “very familiar profiles,” “standard premeds,” or “difficult to pluck out.”
The … Read more
A new study released by the Pew Research Center has found Asian Americans with some college education are the most likely to marry someone from another race.
The results quantify what many in the community know about mixed marriages.
Among all ethnic groups, Asian Americans are the most likely to … Read more
No Chinese meal is complete without the satisfying crunch of the fortune cookie and the nuggets of wisdom inside. But for those of you who think the fortune cookie is just a cookie, you’ll be surprised to learn that there’s a fascinating history behind the cookie and the slips … Read more