By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
The Japanese American Citizens League says Walmart has agreed to remove photos of the incarceration of Japanese Americans from sale, although some photos remain on Walmart.com.
The group contacted the retailer along with … Read more
As a result, despite California’s healthy economy speeding into the future, they fear some ethnic groups are being left behind, forgotten or adversely affected.
“At the same time that the … Read more
By Sarah Jackson
California State University campuses are protesting a revision to Executive Order 1100 which will dissolve ethnic studies courses unless they can be folded into traditional disciplines.
The revision will impact graduation requirements and other interdisciplinary studies, such as gender studies. … Read more
A national Asian American fraternity is on trial in the deadly hazing of a pledge in 2013.
Pi Delta Psi is accused of being criminally negligent in the death of Michael Deng who died of brain trauma and the suspected cover up that followed.
“Thirty four, there were 34 members that acted together … Read more
Students at two East Coast universities are demanding a curriculum that reflects their communities and an increasingly diverse country.
The Crimson reports that the Ethnic Studies Coalition, lead by founder and Harvard senior Juhwan Seo, is calling on Harvard to establish a national hub for ethnic studies.
According to the group’s … Read more
The historical photos show happy go lucky prisoners enjoying life behind barbed wire. They were photos taken by government photographers hired to put a positive spin on a blight in U.S. history.
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The accusations were made in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter.
Scott Brunton said he had just broken up with his boyfriend when Takei took him out for dinner and … Read more
Photo from Sesameworkshop.org via Wikimedia Commons
Given the segregated political environment over the past year, it is important to foster a youth that is accepting of diversity. Sesame Street has taken a step to do just that with its new focus on exposing viewers to a variety of cultures and ethnicities.
Manka Dhingra won a special election for the state senate seat in the 45th district, reports the Huff Post.
Dhingra defeated Korean American Jinyoung Lee Englund 55% – 45%. Her victory gives the Democrats full control … Read more
Poll monitors in New York, Virginia, Massachusetts and New Jersey will be keeping a watchful eye out for voter fraud against Asian Americans today.
The action by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund takes on added significance this year after racist mailers were sent out calling for the deportation of two Asian … Read more