Friday 15th December 2017,

Posts by Category: Japanese American»

Campus

Dec 20, 2013 Ξ 2 comments

Pocono Record: Still no charges filed in suspected hazing death at Asian American frat

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiPennsylvania authorities are still investigating whether the death of an Asian American pledge into a fraternity can be directly blamed on hazing, reports the Pocono Record.

About 30 members of Pi Delta Psi of Baruch College in New York had rented a cabin in Monroe County.

Three pledges of the Asian American fraternity were … Read more

Blogs

Dec 19, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Guyism: Can I Have Your Number?

posted by Randall

What's Your Number?This video I saw after seeing a tweet from the @Slantedview plays more like a David Letterman skit.

Supposedly some buff Asian American dude wanted to test the theory that white women wouldn’t want to go out with an Asian guy.

So he randomly chose girls off the street, although judging by the attractiveness of … Read more

Chinese American

Dec 19, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Voxxi: Survey finds Asians & Latinos more concerned about deportation than citizenship

posted by Randall

Asian Americans at Immigration RallyA new poll released today by the Pew Research Center has found that Asian American and Latinos are more concerned about the threat of deportation than a path to citizenship, reports Voxxi. (photo by Ray from LA)

Asked which is more important, ending the threat of deportation or paving a path to citizenship, … Read more

Blogs

Dec 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Huff Post: Questions interracial couples hate to hear

posted by Randall

Grace Buchele & Rio MinetaHuff Post

Grace Buchele is a full time student living in Tokyo. She recently became engaged to Rio Mineta.

She said someone recently left what she felt was a racist question on her blog. So she and Rio began discussing some of the other questions they’ve been getting and came up with a list of … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

TV Line: Ann Curry saga to be turned into a TV movie

posted by Randall

Ann Curry & Arthur Chi'en

The soap opera drama on Today involving Ann Curry (seen with Arthur Chi’en, WPIX-TV. Photo by Lia Chang) and Matt Lauer is about to be played out on TV.

TV Line reports that Lifetime is developing a made for TV movie based on the book Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Read more

Chinese American

Dec 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

WFSU: Racist law remains on books in Florida

posted by Randall

Chinese Exclusion ActFlorida remains the only state in the nation where the Chinese Exclusion Act was never repealed, reports WFSU.

It was 70 years ago this week, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a bill repealing the act that had been in force for 60 years.

Florida had its own law banning Asians from owning property … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 17, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Can the #NotYourAsianSidekick hashtag turn into a movement?

posted by Randall

 

#NotYourAsianSidekick is no longer just a hashtag, it’s also a website and 18 Million Rising hopes to turn it into a whole lot more.

Freelance writer Suey Park who created the … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 17, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

KPCC: Historical Japanese American site scene of legal battle

posted by Randall

Tuna CanyonEfforts to recognize a former detention center near Los Angeles for Japanese Americans being rounded up to go to incarceration camps during World War II may hit a legal snag, reports KPCC.

Even as a Buddhist priest recently blessed the ground the Tuna Canyon Detention Station (picture from Encyclopedia,Densho.org) used to sit on, opponents … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 16, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

@suey_park both engages & enrages with #NotYourAsianSidekick hashtag

posted by Randall

Suey ParkIt’s been an incredible 36 hours and counting for Suey Park. The freelance writer from Chicago and creator of the wildly popular #NotYourAsianSidekick hashtag has become so inundated with media inquires, she has solicited the help of a publicist from 18 Million Rising, an organization dedicated to using social media to promote civic engagement among … Read more

Search

Get Social

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,680 other subscribers

AsAmNews has Asian America in Its Heart

Please support AsAmNews by sharing & commenting on our stories

Like Us on Facebook & follow on Twitter