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Bad Ass Asians

Dec 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

New Leader Named for White House Initiative on AAPIs

posted by Randall
Holly Ham

Holly Ham

Views from the Edge

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

Campus

Dec 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Justice Department Aggressively Pursuing Discrimination Complaint Against Harvard

posted by Randall

HarvardHarvard 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

Asian Americans

Dec 2, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Man Sentenced to 36 Years in Prison for Targeting Asians

posted by Randall
Petrese Tucker

District Judge Petrese Tucker

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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Chinese American

Dec 2, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Filipino Adobo in the Magic Kingdom Reflects Disney’s Strategy of Inclusion

posted by Randall
Pork Belly Adobo

Pork Belly Adobo

Views from the Edge

The happiest place on Earth, just got a little bit happier.

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

Campus

Dec 1, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Teacher Accused of Making Disparaging Remarks about Asians. Groups Call for Firing

posted by Randall

Bergen County Academies2Korean American groups are calling for the firing of a New Jersey teacher at a prestigious public high school in Bergen County.

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

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 1, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Teen Wolf Actress Arden Cho to Join Cast of Chicago Med

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Arden ChoTeen 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.

TV Guide reports, Cho will be playing Dr. Ethan Choi’s rebellious adopted sister, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

AAPI Actors Making the Move from Sidekick to Star

posted by Randall

 

Darren Criss in Versace

Darren Criss will star in Versace: American Crime Story in January.

Views from the Edge

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

Campus

Nov 25, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Studies Program Scheduled to Be Launched at Princeton

posted by Randall

PrincetonFaculty 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

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 24, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

2018 Haikus For Hotties Calendar Destroys the Asian Male Stereotype

posted by Randall

Haikus for HottiesStill looking for that perfect stocking stuffer for someone who turns up a nose at the notion of dating Asian guys?

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

Asian Americans

Nov 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Police Officers Sue for Discrimination

posted by Randall

San Gabriel Police Department

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

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