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Jun 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Star Trek: Discovery to Debut on CBS

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Star Trek Discovery

Star Trek Discovery will get its official launch on CBS on September 24 before moving permanently to the network’s All Access digital arm, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Both the first and second episodes of the 15 show prequel will air on CBS and will be made available right after that for streaming. All future … Read more

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Jun 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Halal Tacos for Ramadan – Muslim and Latinx Communities Unite

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

I’m happy to say that I’ll be attending an Idul Fitri/Lebaran celebration in Chicago with my mother at a party hosted by our Indonesian community. For Indonesian Muslims, Idul Fitri is the term in Bahasa for Eid al-Fitr, or the end of the holy month of Ramadan where my mother’s … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Entertainer Charice Changes Name to Jake Zyrus

posted by Randall

Charice Comes Out

The transformation for the former Charice is now complete.

He has changed his name to Jake Zyrus, reports CNN Philippines.

Jake erased all of Charice’s old social media posts and replaced it with his new name.

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Bad Ass Asians

May 15, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

#MyAsianAmericanFamily and #MyAyAANHPIFamily Honors the Love in All of Us

posted by Louis Chan
Jason Fong

Jason Fong with his Mom

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

You may have noticed an abundance of family pictures on your Twitter feeds this weekend as Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders were encouraged to post pictures of their families.

The hashtags #MyAsianAmericanFamily and #MyAANHPIFamily trended throughout the weekend in time for Mother’s … Read more

Asian Americans

May 3, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Prosecutors: Man in New York Screams “White Power” as He Attacks Asian Man

posted by Randall

NYPDA man in New York City is being charged with a hate crime after witnesses report he screamed “We are White power” while beating an Asian man, reports the New York Daily News.

48-year-old Steven Zatorski is accused of kicking a 30-year-old male victim and beating him on his head and face on Third … Read more

Asian Americans

May 2, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

President Trump Proclaims Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

posted by Randall

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
 
President Donald Trump, who unlike past presidents did not commemorate Lunar New Year, issued a proclamation declaring May Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

“Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have distinguished themselves in the arts, literature, and sports. They are leading researchers in science, medicine, and technology; dedicated teachers to our Nation’s children; innovative … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 29, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Designer Vern Yip Named one of World’s Most Beautiful by People

posted by Randall
Vern Yip and family

Vern Yip with his husband Craig Koch and their sleepy children Vera Lillian Beatrix, 6, and son Gavin Joshua Mannox, 7. From Instagram

Family is everything to Vern Yip and his husband Craig Koch.

The couple and their children were featured in People after Yip was named by the magazine one of the world’s Most … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 12, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Report Hate Crimes Here to Documenting Hate Project

posted by Louis Chan

Hate Reporting ProjectBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

AsAmNews is proud to be part of a joint effort between New America Media and Pro Publica to track the increasing number of hate crimes in the United States.

The Documenting Hate Project is an effort to confirm and verify the rise in hate incidents since the November election.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 1, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

George Takei to Release Graphic Novel about his Life in Incarceration Camp

posted by Randall

George Takei

by Alex Lozupone

A graphic novel from actor and activist George Takei and inspired by his life in an incarceration camp will be published next year, reports EW.
 
Takei was five years old when he and his family were imprisoned behind barbed wire in Arkansas after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
 … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 17, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

George Takei goes on day-long Twitter rant about Donald Trump

posted by Brittney Le

George TakeiJapanese American Star Trek actor and social activist George Takei has been extra visible lately in criticizing President Trump . He went on a day-long twitter rant blasting the president and his policies this week, reports Blasting News.
 
Takei included a link to a Vox article saying that the president’s friend and ally … Read more

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