After months of wondering if the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders would continue to exist in the Donald Trump administration, a new executive director has been named.
The advisory commission is assured to continue within the U.S. Department of Education after the announcement naming Holly … Read more
Harvard University has agreed to turn over documents requested by the Justice Department in its investigation of alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants, reports the New York Times.
The confidential documents contain both applicant and student records. The university agreed to turn them over if the DOJ reviewed them only at the offices of … Read more
U.S. District Judge Petrese Tucker didn’t mince any words when she sentenced a Philadelphia man for a series of home invasions targeting Asian business owners.
“This defendant is a violent recidivist,” the judge said.” “It’s important that he be deterred, and others. “The defendant has no respect for the law.”
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As part of its Festival of Holidays, Disney California Adventure Park is offering adobo and chana masala as part of its food offerings. It might seem minor, but the decision to widen its cuisine is … Read more
NorthJersey.com reports the demand from a coalition of 10 groups came a week after the organizations expressed concerns about allegations the teacher had told students she hates Koreans.
“The Korean-American community in Bergen … Read more
Teen Wolf star Arden Cho will be coming back to the small screen on NBC’s hit television show, Chicago Med. The actress’s return to television has been anticipated ever since her sudden exit from Teen Wolf after the fifth season’s finale.
Asian Americans may be on the cusp of a Golden Age with an increased multifaceted presence on U.S. television.
One 10-episode miniseries will air in January and three sitcoms, three dramas and a dramedy starring Asian Americans are in … Read more
Faculty at Princeton are working to establish an Asian American Studies certificate program by September, reports the Daily Princetonian.
A certificate program at Princeton is similar to a minor at other universities and will allow students to supplement their major with an additional concentration. It’s been a project in the works for at least two … Read more
The Haikus for Hotties 2018 calendar is now taking orders. This is the third year this special calendar is being offered. Part spoof, part social commentary, it actually works as a calendar.
Haikus With … Read more
A group of veteran police officers in San Gabriel near Los Angeles is suing the department for discrimination, according to KTLA.
Allen Sam, Wei “Gilbert” Lee, Sunny Kim, Vy Van and Nhat Huynh accuse fellow officers and police personnel of using racial slurs and carrying out acts of racial harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
All … Read more