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Feb 19, 2018 Ξ 1 comment

Customer Called “Chink” by Fast Food Cashier

posted by Randall

Taco Bell Receipt

This has happened so often it’s become a pattern.

This time it was Taco Bell. Other times it has been some other outlets.

A medical student from the University of Pennsylvania had to look twice after he noticed on his receipt that he had been identified as Steve Chink.

In Young Lee said on his … Read more


Feb 16, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

High School Seeks to Change Anti-Asian Incident into Teaching Moment

posted by Randall

Burlingame High SchoolFour weeks after a racially charged incident at a basketball game, the incident is still reverberating at a high school in a wealthy community south of San Francisco.

Students at Burlingame High are trying to come to grips with their own student sections insensitivity towards Mills High, a predominantly Asian American school in Millbrae.

It … Read more


Feb 15, 2018 Ξ 1 comment

Asian American Group Held AAPI Rally at Women’s March

posted by Randall
Asian women's March LA

Asian Americans held their own mini-AAPI rally at Women’s March to address issues important to their community. Here they are marching as part of main march north on Figueroa St. David Monkawa is second from left

By David Monkawa
Progressive Asian Network for Action

The LA Woman’s March Inc. turned out an impressive 750,000 people! … Read more


Feb 14, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Take Advantage of Immigration Opportunities Before an Immigration Deal

posted by Randall

ImmigrationBy Doug Rand

With headlines dominated right now by immigration negotiations between Congress and the White House, the only sure thing is uncertainty: Anyone who tries to predict the likelihood and scope of a new immigration deal is just guessing. This is as true now as it was five years ago, when I was an … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 13, 2018 Ξ 5 comments

New York Times Writer Mistakes Mirai Nagasu for an Immigrant

posted by Randall

A New York Times reporter is pushing back for mistakenly tweeting “immigrants, they get the job done” in reference to Mirai Nagasu’s historic triple axel Sunday.

Nagasu was born in Montabello near Los Angeles to immigrant parents.

Her triple axel helped Team USA to win a bronze in the ice … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 12, 2018 Ξ 2 comments

Mirai Nagasu Jumps into History

posted by Randall


Mirai Nagasu

Team USA celebrates after Mirai Nagasu became the first American to execute a triple axel in Olympic competitioin

Views from the Edge

History was made when Mirai Nagasu did what no other American woman has done before.

Nagasu, 24, became the first U.S. female figure skater — and third woman ever — to nail … Read more


Feb 12, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Fox Executive Objects to “Darker, Gayer & Different” Team USA at Winter Olympics

posted by Mandy Day
Nathan Chen

Nathan Chen is in contention to win a Gold at the Winter Olympics

By Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer


Amidst the excitement surrounding the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Fox News pulled John Moody’s opinion piece mocking the most diverse Winter Olympic team the United States has ever had. Titled “In Olympics, Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 11, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Team USA Leaps with Asian American Representation at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

posted by Khalid Mohammed

Ice SkatingAt the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Asian Americans are already scoring points for representation in the Olympic sports discipline of figure skating.

None has been more prominent than the Team USA’s figure skating team. Seven out of 14 athletes on the team are Asian Americans, marking a historic number for Asian American skaters in Olympic … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 9, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

12 Asian Americans on Team USA

posted by Randall
Hailey Langland

Hailey Langland will compete in Snowboard Big-Air at the Winter Olympics.

Views from the Edge

The kids are alright!

At my age, I think it’s OK for me to describe the young Asian American Olympians as kids.

That’s not meant to be an insult or to denigrate the hours upon hours of training they put … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 8, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

City of San Gabriel Pulls Out of Agreement with ICE

posted by Randall
San Gabriel ICE agreement protest

Advancing Justice, LA
Via Twitter

The San Gabriel City Council near Los Angeles has voted to pull out of its agreement to cooperate with Immigration and Custom Enforcement.

The council voted 3-2 Wednesday night to end the city’s police department’s cooperation with ICE, reported the Pasadena Star News.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Los Angeles, … Read more


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