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Mar 24, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Overwhelming Majority of Asian American Men Surveyed Say They’ve Been Harassed

posted by Louis Chan

Asian American Man Study
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
A survey of nearly 500 mostly young Asian American men has found 85 percent of the respondents have experienced some form of harassment at school. 35 percent experienced similar harassment in the work place.

The Asian American Man Survey was conducted in October and the results were … Read more

Blogs

Mar 24, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

We Will Fight Back in Defense of Our Communities

posted by Randall
Mia Yoshitani

Mia Yoshitani

By Mia Yoshitani
New American Media

As Donald Trump’s presidency barely passes its one-month mark, Trump has launched profound threats against immigrants and refugees, our human rights, and our climate. In the face of his hateful and destructive policies, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are rising up. Recently, 16 out of 20 … Read more

Campus

Mar 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Indiana University Preps for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

posted by Jiayi Sun
Indiana University Asian Culture Center

Photo by Dottie Day

Indiana University Bloomington is preparing for the upcoming Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration. The celebration will take place at the beginning of next week.

 

The theme of this 18th annual celebration is “belonging.” The month-long celebration involves different activities and events, including a film series, a conference Read more

Blogs

Mar 21, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Why the Apathetic Asian American is a Myth

posted by Randall

VoteBy Ethan Pak

Only 4 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) voted in the 2016 presidential election.

 

The Atlantic called the community “mostly invisible in the American political debate.” On the other hand, prior to the election, the Huffington Post and the LA Times emphasized AAPIs’ potential in influencing the … Read more

Blogs

Mar 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Opinion: GOP ignores Needs of 24 Million Americans; Votes on Trumpcare Nears

posted by Randall

Trumpcare protest

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

One of President Obama’s mistakes was that he underestimated the animus the radical right had against him. He assumed that he could negotiate with the ultra-conservative members in Congress and they would move from their extreme position and meet him somewhere in the middle.

The rest is … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 19, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Play Huge Roles in Stopping Muslim Travel Ban

posted by Randall
Doug Chin

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin

Three Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders knocked the White House for a loop when at the 11th hour, they succeeded in blocking the President’s travel ban from six mostly Muslim countries.

The orders by Judge Theodore Chuang from the district of Maryland and Derrick Watson from the district of Hawaii … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Flyers Declare America is a White Nation

posted by Randall

Vanguard AmericaA racist White supremacist organization is continuing its recruitment drive on college campuses from the East to the West Coast.

The Washington Post reports flyers describing America as a “White nation” and calling “illegal aliens” “criminals” were posted this week at the University of Maryland.

The flyers are the same ones seen on Vanguard America’s … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 16, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Two Asian American Federal Judges Put Latest Travel Ban on Hold

posted by Randall
Theodore Chuang

Judge Theodore Chuang of the Federal District Court of Maryland

Two federal judges have hit President Donald Trump with a powerful one two punch by issuing nationwide orders freezing his executive order on travel from six mostly Muslim countries.
 
Overnight Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland became the second judge to freeze the ban, following … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 13, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

#MySexyAsianMan Chosen

posted by ShirleyNLew
Thy Nguyen Liu with Alvin Liu

Alvin Liu is #MySexyAsianMan

By Shirley Lew

Valentine’s Day is well over, but the #MySexyAsianMan challenge on Facebook continued for weeks to come. 

On Valentines’ Day morning, Vincent Yee of Boston put out a challenge for contestants to submit a description of their Asian male partner with the hashtag, “#MySexyAsianMan.”  The challenge was open to Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Political Influence in California Lags Behind Almost Everyone

posted by Randall

Unequal Voices

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Even though California’s people of color are in the majority, the minority Whites have the most power and influence in the state’s political realm.

Unequal voices2 findings

Though Asian Americans and Latinos are the fastest growing communities, they are also the least politically engaged, according to a new report released by … Read more

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