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East Asian American

Jan 4, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colorlines: Families asked to participate in Asian American history project

posted by Randall

CAAM Home Movie ProjectYou may have a piece of Asian American history sitting in your closet or garage and not even know it.

According to Colorlines,  the Center for Asian American Media is asking for old family home movies it plans to digitize and share in a public archive.

“Our mission is to present stories that convey the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 4, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

$324 million Mega Millions lottery winner almost didn’t check winning ticket

posted by Randall

San Jose store owner who sold winning mega million lottery ticket holds up sign that reads "Millionairs made here" The winner of the $324 million dollar lottery ticket bought at a San Jose gift shop has finally come forward to claim his prize.

Steve Tran is one of two lucky winners of the $636 million jackpot drawn in mid-December. The other winning ticket was bought in the Atlanta area.

Tran works as a delivery

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Chinese American

Jan 3, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Northwest Asian Weekly: Best & Worst Pop Culture moments in 2013 for Asian Americans

posted by Randall

DadsCan you name some of the top 10 best and worst pop culture moments for Asian Americans in 2013?

Northwest Asian Weekly released its list  of  memorable moments.

Included  is the Fox sitcom Dads and its pilot episode showing actress Brenda Song wearing a sexy school girl outfit as a way to entice Asian men … Read more

Blogs

Jan 1, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Looking back at an infamous year of twitter attacks on Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Kate GosselinFrom Arizona Cardinal Darnell Dockett’s iOpener crack to the Asiana plane crash, there’s been quite a few attacks on Asians and Asian Americans on Twitter this year.
Blogger Stuart Leung put together a list of the top 12.
When you put it all together, it does seem like 2013 was a pretty bad year for … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 1, 2014 Ξ 1 comment

Best federal agencies to work for Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Former Commerce Secretary Gary Locke with leaders of Museum of Chinese in AmericaIf your New Year’s resolution is to get a new job, then check out a survey of Asian American federal employees from Best Places to Work.

Federal agencies are ranked by their employees, according to job satisfaction. You can get a break down of Asian American employees and other demographics by gender, age and … Read more

Blogs

Dec 31, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Pacific Standard: Where did the concept of the “Asian F” originate?

posted by Randall

University of Texas at AustinIt’s become part of the American vernacular, the Asian F.

Where did it come from and how accurate is it?

The Asian F is used when an Asian student fails to get an A in the class. Expectations are so high even a “B” is considered an Asian F.

I’ve received more than a few … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 31, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Clayton News-Daily: First Vietnamese American woman elected in Georgia

posted by Randall

Hang TranHang Tran has become the first Vietnamese American woman ever elected in the state of Georgia.

The Clayton News Daily reports Tran was sworn in to the Morrow City Council along with the first African American to sit on that council.

“She broke the ice and now a lot of younger people in the Vietnamese … Read more

Blogs

Dec 30, 2013 Ξ 1 comment

China Daily: Asian American feminists answer backlash against #NotYourAsianSidekick

posted by Randall


The recent success of the Twitter hashtag #NotYourAsianSidekick generated a heated discussion in the bloggersphere about Asian American feminist issues with 45,000 using the hashtag.

But the China Daily reports it … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 29, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Mediaite: Five Asian American TV news broadcasters named to most sexy list

posted by Randall

 

Richard Lui“Most sexy” lists are always a mixed blessing for journalists.

On the one hand, you want to be known for your journalistic work, and not your physical attributes. On the other hand, who wouldn’t be flattered to be included.

Mediaite came out with its list of top 50 most sexiest television news broadcasters and … Read more

Blogs

Dec 28, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Huffington Post: When is a joke racist?

posted by Randall

Holland's Got TalentIt’s probably one of those controversies that will likely never get resolved with people on both sides unbending.

When is a joke racist?

The very question upsets some and excites others.

It’s a question tackled by PP Wong in the Huffington Post.

Wong sees many racially tinged jokes as a form of “grown up … Read more

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