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Asian Americans

Jul 7, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Why You Should Buy from Ethnic Supermarkets

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

My mom and I hang back in the insert-corporate-name supermarket’s checkout line, chatting happily about nasi goreng recipes in Bahasa. When we get to the front of the line, the cashier pauses and scrunches up her face.

“Uh… what’s this?” She asks, panic on her face as she holds up … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 5, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

First Ever Multilingual Pro-LGBTQ APIA Ads Air as Youtube Pop-up Ads

posted by Nicole Ki

In the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance’s (NQAPIA) mission to support LGBTQ Asians across the world, the Windy City Times reports the “Family is Still Family” Ad campaign has been shown as ads on Youtube .

The ads were displayed for Pride Month from June 24th to June 30th as pop-up Youtube ads for … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 4, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

The Story of Corky Lee Being Made into a Film

posted by Louis Chan
Transcontinental Railroad Golden Spike Recreation

The 145th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in Ogden, Utah with Chinese Americans and descendants of the Chinese railroad workers. Photo by Corky Lee.

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

If you have any interest in the Asian American community, chances are you’ve seen photographs by Corky Lee.

He’s been documenting Asian … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

U.S. Navy Destroyer Challenges Chinese Territory in South China Sea

posted by Olivia Wolf

USS Stethem

USS Stethem streams toward the disputed Triton Island in the South China Sea (File photo)

A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed within the 12-mile territorial boundary of a disputed island occupied by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, reports Fox News.

The contested area is Triton Island, located in the Paracel archipelago. China, … Read more

Asian Americans

Jul 2, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Trump Nomination to Lead Civil Rights Division Has Career Defending Corporations from Discrimination Suits

posted by Randall

Eric Dreiband

Eric Dreiband

The person nominated to lead President Trump’s civil rights efforts has a lifetime of defending corporations from discrimination complaints.
CNN reported Thursday that Eric Dreiband was nominated as the President’s person to run the Justice Department’s civil rights division.
“Our preliminary review of Mr. Dreiband’s record suggests that he brings … Read more

Asian Americans

Jul 1, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Study Finds Higher Risk of BPA in Canned Goods Bought from Asian Grocery Stores

posted by Randall

BPA Canned Food

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A chemical listed by the state of California as a hazardous substance that increases the risk of infertility and some cancers has been found at a high rate in canned foods purchased by researchers from Asian food stores.

The study by the Center of Environmental Health in Oakland found … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 30, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

More Asian Americans Become Eligible to Vote for Academy Awards

posted by Randall

John Cho on Disney Press Tour

John Cho on Disney Press Tour has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences

An impressive list of Asian Americans are among the record 774 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
According to the Center for Asian American Media, among those … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 29, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

TV Show Preferences Differ Across Racial and Ethnic Lines

posted by Olivia Wolf
 America's Got Talent

America’s Got Talent was the most popular show among Asian Americans in the first six months of 2017. Photo: NBC

On average, Asian Americans watch less than 15 hours of TV per week, the least of any racial group, reports USA Today.. In contrast, African Americans watch the most TV, hovering around 44 hours.… Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 28, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

My Boss Fondled Me Why it Took me almost 20 Years to go Public

posted by Randall

Source: Unsplash/Dustin Scarpitti

By Sam Louie
Psychology Today

I recently saw an adult client dealing with childhood sexual abuse trauma and it reminded me of how difficult it is to let go of the feelings of helplessness, personal responsibility, and shame. Not only is it hard for childhood victims but also those who suffered from … Read more


Jun 27, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Republicans Desperate to Pull the Plug on Affordable Care Act

posted by Randall
Affordable Care Act protest

Constituents around the country have protested the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act

By Asian Green News

(Editor Note: With Republicans in the Senate vowing to hold a vote on replacing the Affordable Care Act by the end of the week, and as early as today, AsAmNews is reposting this opinion piece from Read more


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