Saturday 20th January 2018,

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Jan 13, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Trump Reportedly Asked Asian American “Where Are you From”

posted by Randall
Donald Trump

Photo by Matt Johnson via Flickr Creative Commons

President Trump reportedly became fixated over the ethnicity of an Asian American intelligence analyst following a recent meeting.

According to NBC, the woman is an expert on hostage negotiations and had just briefed the President on the pending release of a family being held in Pakistan.… Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 13, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Racist, Vile Language Scuttles DACA Deal, Draws Strong Reaction from AAPI Community

posted by Brittney Le
DACA Rally at White House2

Min Su Kang, “undocumented and unafraid”, speaks at rally in front of White House this past fall

 

Views From The Edge
By Ed Diokno
 
By now you’ve likely heard about the racist comments uttered by Donald Trump. The noise and fury arising from those remarks drowned out the reason the meeting was being … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 12, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Anna Awards Announced for AAPI Actors, Movies, TV and More

posted by Ed Diokno

 

‘The Big Sick’ has the honor of winning the 2018 Best Asian/American Movie Award.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

It’s awards season. The Golden Globes were just handed out. The writers, actors and directors will be handing out its yearly awards. The Grammys are coming soon, the Academy Awards will be announced.… Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jan 12, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Critics’ Choice Award: Kumail Nanjiani said he’d “like to thank all the white men”

posted by Brittney Le
Kumail Nanjiani with Emily Gordon

Kumail Nanjiani and wife Emily V. Gordon, both of whom cowrote the script ‘The Big Sick’ based on their real-life courtship, receive their Critics Choice Award.

Views From The Edge

In an unprecedented event, The Big Sick, a movie based on the interracial courtship of Pakistani American Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 12, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Immigrant Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Detained By ICE, Sparking Protests

posted by Dana Delacruz

Ravi RagbirRavi Ragbir, a prominent immigrant rights leader, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers Thursday morning in Manhattan, prompting a chaotic protest that led to 18 arrests.

ICE ordered Ragbir’s immediate deportation, acting on a deportation order from 2006, according to Patch. Ragbir’s lawyer, Alina Das, told Patch there was a hold on … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 11, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Couple Sues to Retain Ownership of Exclusive San Francisco Street

posted by Randall

Views from the Edge

Michael Cheng and Tina Lam

A GoFundMe page shows Michael Cheng and Tina Lam outside of the Presidio Terrace gates.Views from the Edge

It’s a tale of David vs. Goliath, nobs vs. common folks, the powerful vs. the wannnabes or the privileged 1% vs. the ambitious Chinese.

The Asian immigrant couple who bought one of … Read more

Campus

Jan 11, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Decomposed Body of Student Identified

posted by Randall

Silling Man
 
The decomposed body found in an abandoned store in a Georgia mall has been identified as a sophomore at Georgia State University.
 
Gwinnett Police say the co-ed has been identified as Silling Man, reported the
Atlantic Journal Constitution.
 
The cause of her death at this time is a mystery, but there … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 11, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Mom of Navy Veteran Denied Visa to Come to Son’s Funeral

posted by Randall

Ngoc Truong

Ngoc Truong served in the U.S. Navy for four years

Ngoc Truong proudly served his country in the Navy for four years.
 
But when his family was in need, the government turned his back on him, said Truong’s father to WREG.
 
Truong died of leukemia last month, two months after leaving the … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 10, 2018 Ξ 1 comment

Worker Seen Stepping on Fish at Chinatown Market

posted by Randall

Hung Kee Fish MarketSeeing is believing.
 
A customer at Hung Kee Food Market caught an employee stepping on fish while apparently trying to repair a fuse box, reports WPIX.
 
A stunned Apri Davidson pulled out her cell phone and recorded the whole incident.
 
She can be heard saying “Seriously, seriously, you’re gonna stand there … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 10, 2018 Ξ 1 comment

Who were the Unfamiliar Asian American Faces at the Golden Globes?

posted by Brittney Le

Ai-jen Poo with Meryl Streep at Golden Globes 2018

Ai-jen Poo was a special guest of Meryl Streep at the Golden Globe awards show Sunday.
Photo via Twitter


 
Views from the Edge

 
It was hard to miss the unfamiliar women at the Golden Globes awards held Sunday. They were seated up front in seats usually reserved for Hollywood’s most well-known stars.
 … Read more

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