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Bad Ass Asians

Apr 22, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Is Ross Butler Your New Asian TV Crush?

posted by Randall

Ross Butler
Ross Butler is rapidly gaining a reputation as an Asian male heartthrob.

The young actor is earned his stripes on shows targeting teenagers, despite being 26 years old. He plays Reggie in CW’s Riverdale, a show based on the Archie comic strip. He’s also earning raves for his role on the Netflix original series, … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 19, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

City of Los Angeles Seeks to Identify and Preserve Asian American Historic Sites

posted by Randall

Little Tokyo memorial to Ellison Onizuka

Photo from Wikipedia

You’ve probably seen the road markers on the side of the highway identifying locations of historical significance to the United States.
When is the last time you saw a sign pinpointing a landmark of importance to the Asian American community?
The city of Los Angeles Office of Historical Resources … Read more

Chinese American

Apr 18, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Asian American Launches New Bra for Small Breasted Women

posted by Randall

Jaclyn Fu
They say good things come in small packages.

Now an Asian American woman entrepreneur is making that a reality for many small chested women.

Jaclyn Fu has launched the Pepper All You Bra that’s specifically designed for “small boobs.”

“No one truly understands small boob problems,” said the Pepper Co-Founder. “What’s unique about this bra … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 18, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Asian American Get out the Vote Effort Underway in Early Referendum on Trump Presidency

posted by Randall

Get Out the Vote
Asians in Georgia?

Come on, people. There are Asians everywhere these days.

Asian American Pacific Islanders make up more than three percent of the population in The Peach State.

A special election is being held there today to replace former Rep Tom Price (R-GA) who is now the nation’s Health and Human Services Secretary. … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 18, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Sizable Percentage of First-time Asian American Voters in 2016 Election

posted by Louis Chan

AALDEF 2016 Vote

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

An election day survey of nearly 14,000 Asian American voters from 55 cities and 14 states has found 30 percent of those polled were first-time voters.

That’s a three percent increase from a similar poll in 2012 also conducted by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund .… Read more


Apr 17, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Students Call for Hmong American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison

posted by Randall

University of Wisconsin-MadisonA group of Hmong American undergraduates are organizing to lobby the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to launch a formal Hmong American Studies program, reported the Wisconsin State Journal.

Wisconsin is home to one of the largest Hmong American populations in the country, but the students face an uphill climb at a time the state … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 17, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Tracing the Journey of a Human Sex Trafficking Survivor

posted by Randall
Shandra Woworuntu

Courtesy: Shandra Woworuntu/Facebook

By Minnie Roh
Asian American Life

Human trafficking or sex slavery may conjure up images of young children in third world countries, or something that only happens in seedy red light districts, but sex slavery survivor Shandra Woworuntu says sex trafficking is happening all around us.  Sometimes it’s even happening right in … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 16, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

United Airlines Makes Major Change after Dr. David Dao Incident

posted by Randall

United Airlines

The man who stood up to United when it demanded that he give up his seat for  Airline employees is already inspiring the company to make changes.

NPR has confirmed the airline will no longer bump passengers who have already been seated on the plane.

United will also mandate that its employees be booked on … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 16, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Southeast Asian Refugee Pioneer Mourned

posted by Randall
Chaosarn Chao

Chaosarn Chao

The co-founder of  Lao Family Community Development is being mourned this weekend, reports the  Sacramento Bee.

Chaosarn Chao, a Iu Mien refugee, is credited with assisting thousands of other Southeast Asian refugees to resettle in the United States.

He died at the age of 66 following complications from a bone marrow transplant.

A … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 15, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Kelly Marie Tran Gets Hero’s Welcome from Star Wars Fans

posted by Randall

Kelly Marie Tran with John Boyega

The newest character in the Star Wars saga received a tremendous reception from the throngs of fans gathered at Star Wars Celebration 2017 in Orlando this weekend.

Kelly Marie Tran will play Rose, an unlikely and perhaps unwilling hero hero in the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi which premieres December 15.

Writer-director Rian Johnson … Read more


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