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Feb 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Awards Season Means the Return of the Anna Awards

posted by Randall
Rogue One

Best Picture goes to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by casting three Asian actors in prominent roles. Above, the Rogue One crew didn’t include a single white male (See below).

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

It’s award season for the entertainment industry and once again, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have mostly … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Trump inspires hate groups, says SPLC report

posted by Randall

Southern Poverty Law Center Year of Hate report

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

A year ago, the headline of the report on hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center read “Hate Groups on the Rise.” Sadly, this year’s report concludes that hate groups have risen for the second year in a row.

The rise in the number of hate groups … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 16, 2017 Ξ 8 comments

16 Asian American Pacific Islander Advisors to President Trump Resign

posted by Louis Chan
President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (Photo by White House Initiative of AAPIs)


By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 

In a stunning show of resistance, 16 member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have submitted their resignations to President Trump.

The ten members who resigned … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

AAPI Cheer Downfall of Trump’s Labor Secretary Nominee

posted by Randall
Andrew Puzder

Andrew Puzder

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

President Donald Trump’s pick to become Labor Secretary, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name from nomination after a videotape of his ex-wife alleging domestic abuse surfaced.

Puzder, the CEO of the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fast food chains, who has seen his hearings delayed multiple times … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 15, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

American Girl Reportedly to Introduce New Korean American and Hawaiian Doll

posted by Randall
American Girl Boy Doll

Joining the American Girl line is a new boy doll

What’s unusual about the picture to the left? If you look closely, you’ll notice Logan, American Girl’s first boy doll.

Logan has joined the new Tenney’s series lead by Tenney Grant, a Nashville rising star. She’ll be joined by Logan Everett, an 18-inch doll with … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Vincent Yee’s Valentine’s Day Challenge to Women: #MySexyAsianMan
Feb 14, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Vincent Yee’s Valentine’s Day Challenge to Women: #MySexyAsianMan

posted by ShirleyNLew

 

By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

Haikus with Hotties

Models from Haikus with Hotties

Using the hashtag “#MySexyAsianMan, Vincent Yee of Boston wants to convince everyone that the stereotypes of Asian men are just untrue.

 

On this Valentine’s Day morning I discovered my friend put out a challenge on Facebook to all the women Read more

Campus

Feb 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Bill Would Mandate Ethnic Studies be Offered to Students in Texas

posted by Randall
Sylvia Garcia

Texas State Senator Sylvia Garcia is one of eight sponsors of a bill mandating that Texas middle and high schoolers be offered ethnic studies classes

Following the lead of California, Texas is now moving towards requiring ethnic studies be taught in public schools, reports the Dallas News.

A bill sponsored by eight members of … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Family Is Still Family, Pro-LGBTQ AAPI Ad Campaign Comes to Midwest for First Time

posted by Brittney Le
Chicago Pride Parade 2008

Chicago Pride Parade 2008. Photo by EMR

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) will debut its pro-LGBTQ family campaign in the Midwest for the first time tomorrow, reports NBC News.
 
Family Is Still Family, is co-produced by the Asian Pride Project. The multilingual public service announcements in support of the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

AAPI Artists Score At Grammy Awards

posted by Randall
Bruno Mars Prince Tribute

Bruno Mars brought down the house with his tribute to the late Prince at the Grammy Awards.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

No doubt, one of these years Joey Alexander, the 13-year old jazz prodigy from Indonesia will win a Grammy; just not this year.

 

For the second year in a
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Blogs

Feb 12, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda

posted by Randall
Anti-Trump Protest, NAPAWF

Courtesy of NAPAWF
The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum participate in the Women’s March on New York City. They have a series of forums planned in the coming months.

 

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Since Donald Trump’S inauguration as the 45th President of the U.S.last Jan. 21, the people have risen … Read more

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