Saturday 16th December 2017,

Asian Americans

Dec 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Trump Wants to End Immigration Rule Reuniting Families

posted by Randall

Family reunification
Views from the Edge

While nerves are still raw from a failed terrorist act, Donald Trump is using the actions of the man who tried to set off a bomb in a New York Subway as the reason for curtailing a crucial immigration policy that reunited families.

“It is shameful to use moments of tragedy … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

No Holiday Joy in San Francisco Bay Area after Racist and Homophobic Incidents

posted by Louis Chan

Parking argument in SF
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

How is this kind of crap still happening?

Not one, but two racist incidents have surfaced via social media.

Both happened in the San Francisco Bay Area where you’d think people would have a greater understanding of inclusion and diversity.

The first incident reported by YOMYOMF occurred at … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Network Report Cards Released by APA Media Coalition

posted by Randall
Ken Jeong on Fresh Off the Boat

Ken Jeong guest stars on the 2016 season finale of Fresh Off the Boat

Quick, which network would you recognize for featuring the most Asian Americans in its programming?

The Asian Pacific American Media Coalition gave ABC an overall grade of “B,” matching the highest grade the group has ever given a network in its … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans React to Their Golden Globe Nominations

posted by Randall
Hong Chau

Hong Chau plays Ngoc Lan Tran and Matt Damon plays Paul Safranek in Downsizing from Paramount Pictures.

Views from the Edge

Among the Golden Globe nominees were a few Asian and Asian Americans — not as many as anticipated — but some.

Although the Golden Globes don’t have the prestige of the Academy Awards, the … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Kansas Hate Crime Hero Honored by Time Magazine

posted by Tanvi Wattal
Ian Grillot

Ian Grillot is honored by members of the Indian American community

Time Magazine has honored Ian Grillot as one of its ‘5 Heroes Who Gave Us Hope in 2017’. Grillot came to the aid of Indian American Alok Mudasani when he and his friend were attacked at a bar in Kansas City earlier this year.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 12, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

UPDATED: Asian Americans React to Death of Ed Lee

posted by Randall

Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who became the nation’s first Asian American mayor of a major US city in 2011, died of a massive heart attack overnight at the age of 65.

ABC7 News reports Lee was grocery shopping last night when he suffered cardiac arrest.

Doctors at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital pronounced him … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 11, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Former White Supremacist Joins Son of Hate Crime Victim

posted by Randall

White Supremacists clash with police at rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. By Evan Nesterak - via Wikimedia Commons

White Supremacists clash with police at rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August
By Evan Nesterak – via Wikimedia Commons


 
A former White supremacist and the son of a Sikh man killed in a shooting spree at the hands of another White supremacist shared their message of love to a crowd of 200 in Madison, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 11, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Kelly Marie Tran Overcome with Emotion at Star Wars: Last Jedi Premier

posted by Randall

Kelly Marie Tran
 
How cool is this?
 
Kelly Marie Tran was anything but cool on the Red Carpet for the World Premier of Star Wars:The Last Jedi in Los Angeles.

 
You know what? The world is OK with that.
 
It’s great to see her wear her emotions on her sleeve in a genuinely … Read more

Chinese American

Dec 11, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Man Arrested in Kidnapping of 9-Year-Old

posted by Randall
Kristine Chiu

Kristine Chiu was held for ransom in 1995 after being kidnapped walking home from school

A suspect has been arrested in a 22-year old kidnapping case of a San Francisco Bay Area child.

Authorities escorted John Lin into San Francisco International Airport Sunday after being arrested for the kidnapping of 9-year old Kristine Chiu, reported … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Report: Asian American to Co-Lead Women Production Company

posted by Randall
Janice Min

By Austin Hargrave – Provided by The Hollywood Reporter via Wikimedia Commons

Janice Min, former editor of US Weekly who is also credited with turning around the Hollywood Reporter, will reportedly run a new TV and digital production company.

The New York Post reports Min will launch an LA based start up with ex-CBS entertainment … Read more

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