Tuesday 22nd August 2017,

Asian Americans

Aug 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Cemetery Vandalized with Anti-Asian Graffiti

posted by Randall

Cemetary Vandalism Cypress Hills New York
 
Police in New York are on the lookout for three men suspected of both damaging and desecrating headstones at a cemetery in Brooklyn with anti-Asian graffiti, reports WABC.

Surveillance video released shows three men at the Cypress Hills Cemetery past midnight.

Authorities accuse the men of damaging some 40 headstones-knocking them over and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Interview with Pop Surrealist Luke Chueh – Death gets Cute in the Munky King Project

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Image result for red grief encounters bear

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

Suicide.

Depression.

Isolation.

Addiction.

Grief.

And… cute bears?

This is pop surrealist Luke Chueh’s work. It’s the Alice-in-Wonderland intersection where childhood imaginings face off against brutal nightmares. Born in Philadelphia, then raised in Fresno, Chueh has proven himself to be a creator to watch with his unique style of “tragic … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 15, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

The White Supremacists who Refused to Be Treated by An Asian American Doctor

posted by Randall
Trauma Team at UVA

A multicultural trauma team is on standby to treat the injured from violent protests by White nationalists

The violent protests by Nazi sympathizers and White supremacists this weekend in Virginia ended in three dead and a number of people injured.

Waiting to treat the injured was a multicultural trauma team at the University of Virginia.… Read more

Blogs

Aug 15, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Trump’s Immigration Policy Would Have Kept Out My Father

posted by Randall
William Wong & Family

The author (standing) with his father, mother and nephew in a booth at their Oakland Chinatown restaurant in the late 1940s. Photo courtesy of William Gee Wong collection.

By William Wong
New America Media

My father came to America from China in 1912, the 30th year of the Chinese Exclusion Act, and somehow he was … Read more

Community

Aug 15, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Music Sensation Bruno Mars donates $1 million to Flint victims

posted by Tanvi Wattal

 

After his sold out concert in Michigan, Bruno Mars stunned his audience by proclaiming that he will be donating $1 million of his profits to the Flint water crisis victims, according to Bet.com.
 
CNN stated that with cost cutting measures resulting in water contamination in this low income … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Survey: Asian American Millennials Don’t See Racism as a Top Three Issue

posted by Randall
anti-chinese graffiti San Francisco

This graffiti was plastered in parts of San Francisco in September 2015

Millennials are known to be the most diverse generations in U.S. history.

A new survey from GenForward, however, has found a sharp divide between Blacks, Latinx, Asians and Whites on issues, reported the Washington Post

The survey found on these issues, Asian Americans … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ 4 comments

Asian Man Seen in Video with White Supremacists

posted by Randall
White Supremacist Asian Sympathizer

ACLU Video from Next Shark

Next Shark has posted video taken by an ACLU eyewitness of an Asian man among the White Supremacists in Charlottsville, VA.

At first the women who took the video really wasn’t sure if the man was with the marchers or just happened to be in the same area.

When she … Read more

Community Issues

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

posted by Olivia Wolf

Kamala HarrisSen. Kamala Harris denounced the violence carried out by White supremacists in Virginia and criticized President Donald Trump for refusing to explicitly address the issue, reports The Huffington Post. She was one of many Asian American leaders who spoke out against the violence from the White nationalists.

On Saturday, a violent confrontation broke out … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

New Show Highlights Discrimination Faced by Queer Asians

posted by Randall

It’s still unusual to see Asian American men in lead roles. It’s even more unusual to see a show look at the discrimination Asians face not only in Hollywood, but also the LGBTQ communities.
 

Before I Got Famous

Anthony Ma stars in Before I got Famous


 
Before I Got Famous has all those elements. The show will … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Little Mermaid Finds Racism Under the Sea

posted by Randall
Diana Huey

Fifth Avenue Theatre Production Photo

Diana Huey is making a splash playing the lead as Ariel in the traveling production of Little Mermaid, the play based on Disney’s animated classic.

The casting of the Japanese-born Huey, unfortunately, hasn’t pleased those who are offended by an Asian American playing a role usually portrayed by White … Read more

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