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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

Japanese American woman leads dinosaur herd that invaded Washington
Sep 15, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Japanese American woman leads dinosaur herd that invaded Washington

posted by Ed Diokno

By Ed Diokno

Views From the Edge

In the morning of Aug. 30, Washington, DC commuters and government officials were greeted by an unprecedented number of dinosaurs to tell Congress to stop the extinction of the Peace Corps and Americorps.

Wha’? you say? Dinosaurs? Aren’t they extinct?

Exactly! That was the point that the demonstrating … Read more

Japanese American

DC Comics: Wonder Woman battles Japanese internment of WWII
Sep 11, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

DC Comics: Wonder Woman battles Japanese internment of WWII

posted by Ed Diokno

By Ed Diokno

Views From the Edge

If comics are not on your list of reading materials, you”re missing out on a quiet, but influential, revolution shaping the world view of the younger generation.

On Aug. 25 the same day that Donald Trump signed a memo against recruitment of transgender Americans for the U.S. military,

Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Sep 11, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Inspiring 12-Year-Old All Star Who Beat the Odds Shares Special Moment

posted by Louis Chan

Shea Sakahara

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

“I am different.

I can make A difference.

I will make THE difference.”

That’s how 12-year-old Shea Sakahara ended his email to me.

Sakahara is different and yes, he has made a difference.

He’s made a huge difference.

Sakahara was born with cerebral Palsy, but at a young age … 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

Chinese American

Sep 7, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Asian American Civil Rights and Community Workers Threatened for Supporting Black Lives Matter

posted by Randall

The district director of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and a social worker combating Black Lives Matterdomestic and sexual violence have received two threatening letters in one month.

Both letters referred to the Black Lives Matter sign the two put up in their home in San Francisco’s Forest Knolls neighborhood.

The letter addressed to resident said … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Sep 7, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

George Takei to Executive Produce Jamie Ford’s Story about Incarceration Camps

posted by Randall
George Takei signs autographs at the Longacre Theatre stage door in New York after the first preview of ALLEGIANCE on October 6, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

George Takei signs autographs at the Longacre Theatre stage door in New York after the first preview of ALLEGIANCE on October 6, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

Actor and activist George Takei will executive produce a movie based on the Jamie Ford best seller, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, reports DeadlineRead 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

Asian Americans

Sep 5, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Katie Malia – A Hapa Creative in Hollywood Takes Down Her Identity Crisis

posted by Sophia Whittemore
Katie Malia

Katie Malia

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer

I managed to get an interview with hapa actress, dancer, and creator Katie Malia, who’s also the star of Almost Asian, a comedy series about growing up with a multiracial identity. Aside from being a wonderfully positive and creative human being, Katie’s also working to empower … Read more

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