Friday 15th December 2017,

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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

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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

Campus

Nov 22, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Department of Justice Ups Pressure on Harvard in Discrimination Investigation

posted by Randall

Harvard LibrraryThe Department of Justice is upping its pressure on Harvard in its investigation of discrimination against Asian Americans at the elite university.
 
A letter from the DOJ to the school obtained by the Wall Street Journal stated Harvard is being investigated under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bans discrimination … Read more

Campus

Nov 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

New Jersey Teacher Accused of Telling Students She “Hated Koreans”

posted by Randall

Bergen County AcademiesKorean American groups in New Jersey are speaking out against a teacher at Bergen County Academies accused of telling students she “hated Koreans.”

NorthJersey.com reports students say the teacher instructed Korean students to raise their hands, and then said she hated Koreans. In another incident, she allegedly asked students about their cultures, told them she … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 21, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Justin Chon Nominated for Spirit Award

posted by Randall

Gook

We always knew Justin Chon was someone to watch.

Now Hollywood’s elite is acknowledging it too.

The actor and director has been nominated for a Spirit Award in the category of “Kiehl’s Someone to Watch”for his film Gook.

The both humorous and emotionally riveting film about the Koreatown riots in Los Angeles in 1992 manages … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Judge Calls Threat vs. Sanctuary Cities ‘Unconstitutional’

posted by Randall
Sanctuary City Protest in San Francisco

Protest in support of Sanctuary Cities in San Francisco

Views from the Edge

In another legal setback,  a judge ruled that Donald Trump’s threats to cut federal funding to so-called sancturary cities is “unconstitutional on its face.”

U.S. District Judge William Orrick Monday permanently blocked Trump’s executive order that sought cities’ assistance in arresting, detaining … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 20, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

BTS Storms onto AMA Stage

posted by Randall
BTS

THE 2017 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS(r) – The “2017 American Music Awards,” the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, broadcasts live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (8:00–11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Image Group LA)
BTS

Views from the Edge contributed to this report

Bruno Mars dominated the American Music Awards with … Read more

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