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Feb 10, 2014 Ξ 1 comment

LA Times: Racist sexist flyer like one sent to UCLA also sent to AAPIs at USC

posted by Randall

USC Asian Pacific American Student ServicesA racist and sexist flyer similar to one sent to UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center has also been sent to USC’s Asian Pacific American Student Services Department, reports the Los Angeles Times.

USC has submitted the matter to the school’s public safety force.

“We feel the need to make a statement that is clear … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 9, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Forbes: A cautionary word about Nielsen’s 2013 Asian American consumer report

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Money DollarsWe’ve written in the past about Nielsen’s “Significant, Sophisticated and Savvy: The Asian American Consumer 2013 Report,” released in December. The report found Asian Americans to be the most prolific and impulsive buyers in the nation, with the average millennial Asian American family spending nearly 40% more than the average millennial household.

As a recent … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 9, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Anchorage Daily News: Asian American Pacific Islanders now largest minority in Anchorage

posted by Randall

Anchorage, AlaskaAsian American Pacific Islanders now are the largest minority in Anchorage, Alaska–just edging out Alaska Natives. reports the Anchorage Daily News.(photo by Paxson Woelber)

AAPIs now make up 10 percent of Anchorage’s population.

Chinese and Japanese workers originally came to Alaska in the 1890s. Today half the Asian population is Filipino. The Korean, … Read more

Community Issues

Feb 8, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

India West: Indian American researcher sues university for bias

posted by Randall

University of Illinois College of MedicineA former researcher at the University of Illinois College of Medicine has sued the University for bias, reports India West.

Jasti Rao resigned from the school last March.

It wasn’t until he filed a discrimination suit that he learned the University had launched an investigation against him for ethical misconduct.

Rao charges similar allegations … Read more


Feb 8, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

New American Media: Hmong American youth balances Hmong and American ways

posted by Randall

Hmong AmericansChonny as she is known by her friends, but Mai Chong Vang, as she was named by her parents, is proud of her Hmong American heritage.

Chonny lives in East Central Fresno with her family and practices Shamanism.

She wrote about her experience of growing up Hmong for New American Media.

Chonny notes what … Read more


Feb 8, 2014 Ξ 2 comments

CBS LA: UCLA responds to racist & sexist hate flyer

posted by Randall

Asian Pacific CoalitionUCLA Chancellor Gene Block has asked campus police to pursue a full investigation into a hate flyer mailed to the Asian American Studies Center, reports CBS LA.

The flyer contained vulgar references to the female anatomy and was primarily aimed at Asian American women. It also contained offensive references to Asian American men, Mexican … Read more


Feb 7, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Hate flyer shocks students at UCLA

posted by Randall

UCLAA racist and sexist hate flyer mailed to the Asian American Studies Center at UCLA has stunned the many Asian American students on campus.(photo by Clotee Allochuku)
The flyer which I will not repeat here makes references to the human anatomy in a vulgar manner and contains four letter words.
“Asian women … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 6, 2014 Ξ 2 comments

Protest of Saturday Night Live yellowface sketch postponed (updated)

posted by Randall

Saturday Night Lies(update March 1: Yellow Peril Faction released the following update: We are postponing the event to make way for the snowstorm and International Women’s Day organizing.)

(Update February 11: The protest has been postponed. Due to Olympic programming, Saturday Night Live is on a brief hiatus.  Yellow Peril Faction announced the protest will be held … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 6, 2014 Ξ 1 comment

Sacramento Bee: Exhibit at the Newseum features Asian American media

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Newseum ethnic media exhibitionDid you know the first Asian American newspaper was published during the Gold Rush to help Chinese immigrants seeking fortune in California?

A new exhibit titled “One Nation With News For All,” at the Newseum will feature this and other ethnic newspapers, radio, television and online publications that have helped millions of immigrants integrate into … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 5, 2014 Ξ Comments are off In Philadelphia, Asian Americans debunk the model minority myth

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Asian Americans in PhiladelphiaThe model minority myth characterizes Asians as the highest-performing minority group in America. (photo by Dwight Evans for Mayor)

There are many issues with the model minority myth; one of them is that it masks the social problems that Asian Americans face and implies that they don’t need social services or resources to … Read more


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