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Crime

Nov 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Insanity Trial Gets Underway Today in Triple Murder

posted by Randall
Phia and Mai Vue

Phia and Mai Vue

Friends and family of a Hmong couple and their Latino neighbor plan to make their presence known in a Milwaukee courtroom today in the insanity trial of Dan Popp.

Popp plead no contest in September to three counts of intentional homicide and one count of attempted first degree intentional homicide in … Read more

Campus

Nov 5, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Two Sides of the Affirmative Action Debate in College Admissions for Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Harvard LibrraryShould test scores and grades be the only criteria for admission into college?

That seems to be the burning question in the debate over affirmative action in college admissions.

By now, you know the arguments.

Johnny had perfect SAT scores and a 4.4 GPA, how could he not be admitted to Harvard when others with … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 4, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

DACA is not a bargaining chip, say Asian American lawmakers, immigration advocates

posted by Randall

DACA ProtestViews from the Edge

When Donald Trump decided to end the program for the Dreamers, he essentially punted to Congress asking them to come up with legislation by the end of the year, supposedly to protect the undocumented young people. Now, it looks like GOP-controlled Congress is going to fumble.

Following a meeting at the … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

50 Arrested in Sacramento Crime Spree Against Asians

posted by Randall

Sacramento Crime Spree3Police announced the arrests of 50 people in a crime spree against Asian Americans that has gone on for at least two years.

The Sacramento Bee reports the announcement was made during a community forum organized by police to allay fears in the community.

The number arrested is more than two times the 20 arrests … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Crazy Rich Asians Gets some Cover Story-Love

posted by Randall

Crazy Rich Asians EW Cover

Views from the Edge

Be sure to grab this week’s cover of Entertainment Weekly for your collection of historic Asian American literature.

The magazine features a collection of articles about the upcoming movie Crazy Rich Asians based on the Kevin Kwan novel of the same name. The movie is set for an Aug. 17 premiere.… Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 31, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Criminals Targeting Asian Americans in Two California Cities

posted by Randall
Lawrence Carter suspect vehicle

San Jose Police released this photo of the suspect’s video

Police in San Jose have arrested a suspect accused of targeting East Indians and Asian women; while in Sacramento authorities have scheduled a community meeting to discuss a spike in crimes against Asian Americans.

Lawrence Carter has been booked on three counts of robbery, two … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 31, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans Advancing Justice: World Series Slant-eye Gesture Disrepected Millions of Asian Americans

posted by Randall
Yu Darvish

Yu Darvish

Asian Americans Advancing Justice became the first Asian American civil rights group to speak out on the World Series controversy involving Houston Astro Yuli Gurriel.

The group’s affiliates in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Chicago and Atlanta said Guriel “disrespected not only (Yu) Darvish, but millions of Asians Americans, for whom that is perhaps … Read more

Blogs

Oct 29, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Civil Rights Group Calls for Boycott of Baseball after the World Series

posted by Randall

Yuli Guriel
 
Outraged by Yuli Guriel’s racist antics in the World Series, Asian Americans for Fair Play has called for a boycott of Major League Baseball.
 
Fair Play commissioner Rob Manfreyama said the boycott of five games would begin at the start of the next baseball season.
 
“We didn’t want Guriel’s actions to ruin … Read more

Chinese American

Oct 29, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

MLB Delayed Suspension of Yuli Gurriel Angers Asian American Bloggers

posted by Louis Chan

Yuli Gurriel Slant Eye
 
By Louis Chan
AsamNews National Correspondent

 

We don’t give a f*ck about Asians.

That’s the boldface caption underneath pictures of Yuli Gurriel and the baseball commissioner published in YOMYOMF in response to the delayed suspension of Gurriel for his   racist slant eyed gesture in game three of the World Series.

Gurriel will be … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 28, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Rapper Criss-Crosses a Country Defying Stereotypes

posted by Randall

Rich ChiggaNew Orleans Saturday, Atlanta Monday, Jacksonville Tuesday-that’s part of the frenetic tour schedule of rapper Rich Chigga who’s still riding high from last year’s hit, Dat $tick.

71 million You Tube views later, the 18 year old is on a 28 city Come to My Party tour that launched October 8 in San Francisco … Read more

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