By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
A new report released yesterday has found a dramatic rise of hate violence and xenophobic rhetoric against South Asian Americans.
The report from South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) found 215 incidents in the one year period ending November 15, 2016. The group says that’s a 34 percent increase … Read more
Sessions confirmation has been heavily opposed by civil rights activists who have openly called his actions racist. The Tweet by Ira Madison III which … Read more
Ellen Pao, who gained both fame and notoriety when she unsuccessfully sued Venture Capital firm Kleiner Perkins for sex discrimination, has landed back on her feet.
She has taken a position as chief diversity and inclusion officer of for Kapor Center for Social Impact and a venture partner at Kapor Capital.
“I’ve been … Read more
He will be the first South Asian American to ever host the show, reports the Washington Post. Just four Asian Americans have played that role in SNL’s 41 year history. Two have been Chinese American, Jackie Chan and Lucy Liu. The … Read more
By Ed Diokno
A Filipino American immigrant was appointed bishop of a U.S. diocese Tuesday indicating the growing diversity of the Catholic American church.
Pope Francis named Bishop Oscar Asarco Solis, an immigrant from the Philippines, to become the bishop of the Salt Lake City diocese, which has been without a … Read more
Women Warrior, one of the most acclaimed books ever by an Asian American author, celebrated its 40th anniversary this weekend.
To mark the occasion, Maxine Hong Kingston appeared this weekend for a conversation with members of the Women’s National Book Association, in San Francisco.
The book received numerous honors including the … Read more
A plea bargain struck with five associates of convicted Chinatown crime boss Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow provides a revealing glimpse of the crime syndicate.