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Bad Ass Asians

May 15, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

#MyAsianAmericanFamily and #MyAyAANHPIFamily Honors the Love in All of Us

posted by Louis Chan
Jason Fong

Jason Fong with his Mom

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

You may have noticed an abundance of family pictures on your Twitter feeds this weekend as Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders were encouraged to post pictures of their families.

The hashtags #MyAsianAmericanFamily and #MyAANHPIFamily trended throughout the weekend in time for Mother’s … Read more

Asian Americans

May 14, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

A ‘More Powerful’ Immigrant Rights Movement Emerges

posted by Randall

Immigration rally

By Elena Shore
New America Media

 

Immigrant rights advocates say that despite the cloud of fear hanging over communities in the first 100 days of the Trump administration, there is also a growing and increasingly organized resistance.

“We are seeing an increase in the number of people apprehended for removal,” Melissa Chua, immigration director … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 12, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

APARTY, a Musical Celebration for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

posted by Takuma Okada
Alex Sun-Liu,AKA Lex

Alex Sun-Liu,AKA Lex

By Takuma Okada
AsAmNews Intern

 

What Is APARTY?

APARTY
[uh-PAHRT-ee]

adjective
1. With the characteristics of being a part of something.
2. With the characteristics of being separate, or set apart, from something.

noun
1. A social gathering of guests. Synonyms: party.
2. A music showcase curated by LEX for Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Anti-Muslim Letter Slams Candidate Day Before Election

posted by Randall

anti-Muslim letterA disturbing letter espousing anti-Muslim views has surfaced in the town of Shrewsbury near Boston.

The letter targeted a candidate for selectman just one day before the election.

According to Mass Live, the letter read “Say no to any Muslim governance to our peaceful communities!! Help stop making America another Europistan. We do not … Read more

Chinese American

May 9, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Amazon and Walmart Remain Silent on Racist Caricature

posted by Louis Chan
Amazon Stupid Shirt

This t-shirt remains on Amazon’s website

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Two giants in the commerce world have so far not commented about the use of a racist caricature featured on items they sell.

AsAmNews has reached out to both Amazon and Walmart, but have yet to hear back.

Walmart did apparently remove the … Read more

Blogs

May 7, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

UPDATE: Walmart Apparently Removes from Sale Novelty Item with Racist Asian Caricature

posted by Louis Chan
Walmart button

This button featuring an offensive image was being sold on Walmart.com until AsAmNews brought it to our reader’s attention.

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

UPDATED: 7:30 p.m.: Within hours after being contacted by AsAmNews, Walmart.com appears to have removed a novelty button featuring a racist Asian caricature.

The previous link to the item is … Read more

Asian Americans

May 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Day of Inclusion Today

posted by Randall

Chinese Exclusion ActThe city of Monterey Park in California has declared today the Day of Inclusion.
 
It is one of several cities which is marking the 135th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act, the first law in the U.S. ever to exclude an entire group of people based on race.
 
“Many Chinese people here have … Read more

Asian Americans

May 5, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans Condemn House GOP Passage of Trumpcare

posted by Randall
Judy Chu

Congresswoman Judy Chu speaking at the Wells Fargo Center on Day 3 of the DNC. (Photo credit: D. Miller/DNCC)

Rep Judy Chu (D-CA), the Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, is among those leading the charge against the House Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, what the Republicans derisively call Obamacare.… Read more

Asian Americans

May 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Prosecutors: Man in New York Screams “White Power” as He Attacks Asian Man

posted by Randall

NYPDA man in New York City is being charged with a hate crime after witnesses report he screamed “We are White power” while beating an Asian man, reports the New York Daily News.

48-year-old Steven Zatorski is accused of kicking a 30-year-old male victim and beating him on his head and face on Third … Read more

Asian Americans

May 2, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

President Trump Proclaims Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

posted by Randall

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
 
President Donald Trump, who unlike past presidents did not commemorate Lunar New Year, issued a proclamation declaring May Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

“Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have distinguished themselves in the arts, literature, and sports. They are leading researchers in science, medicine, and technology; dedicated teachers to our Nation’s children; innovative … Read more

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