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WBRI: @AALDEF Urges Supreme Court to Hear Discrimination Case Filed by Asian American Police Officers

posted by Randall

US Supreme CourtThe Asian American Defense and Education Fund today urged the US Supreme Court to hear a discrimination case filed by Asian American police officers, reports WBRI.The officers charge that the Port Authority in New York and New Jersey through discriminatory practices denied promotions to the officers. “These were not merely isolated incidents of discrimination … Read more

Community Issues

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New YorkTimes: Asian American Influence Growing in Philanthropic Circles

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CharityAs Asian Americans grow in numbers, a new class of Asian American philanthropists are developing, reports the New York Times.  They are giving to universities, hospitals, museums and concert halls. They are giving back monetarily to projects and causes benefiting their own communities. And they are gaining seats on a number of influential boards. “I … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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Rafu Shimpo: Asian American Experience Through Posters

posted by Randall
poster art

Credit: Bonifacio Pontonio

Iconic posters of Asian America will be on display beginning later this month at the NJAHS Peace Gallery in San Francisco’s Japantown.  The Japantown Art & Media Workshop, popularly known as JAM, produced community based art from 1977 to 2000. It’s screen print posters were a stable to help publicize Asian American … Read more

Campus

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JC Online: Purdue University Diversity Series Focus on Lives of Asian Americans

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FamilyPurdue University continued its eight part diversity series today with a look at the Asian American experience on the Purdue campus, JC Online reports. The forum includes a look at the diversity within the Asian American identity, an analysis of recent national surveys attempting to paint a picture of the Asian American experience and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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Latinos Post: Where do @Jlin7 & @JHarden13 Rank Among Top 5 1-2 Punches in NBA?

posted by Randall

basketball 3dRight now Jeremy Lin and James Harden are the hottest backcourt duo in the NBA. The pair rank third and fourth in the All Star voting and are both on the edge of making the All Star roster. They’ve won 5 straight games (the 5th tonight) and are poised to take the Houston Rockets to … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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ESPN: @HoustonRockets Come From 14 Back to Beat @Lakers Behind Another Good Game from @Jlin7 & @JHarden13

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basketballThe Houston Rockets beat the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 125 to 112 Tuesday night, coming from behind for the third straight game to extend their winning streak to five.  James Harden scored 31 points. It’s the 13th straight game he’s scored at least 25 points. Jeremy Lin chipped in 19 points, six rebounds and five … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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Mail Online: @PadmaLakshmi Shows Off Slender Figure & Diet on Red Carpet

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Red CarpetTop Chef host and supermodel Padma Lakshmi dazzled the assembled media at her Hollywood press tour to promote her Bravo Network reality show, Mail Online reported. She wore a pair of leather shorts with her legs covered in a sheer black tights. Black boots and a beaded necklace complimented her ensemble. ‘As someone … Read more

Top Story

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Marin IJ: Parents of Missing & Murdered Teen Offer Comfort to Each Other

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gunA special two hour edition of Dateline this Friday on NBC will examine the Michele Le murder case, the San Francisco Bay Area nursing student killed by a jealous and paranoid girlfriend. The Marin IJ says the program will focus on the parents of two families who also lost their children to murderers … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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NBC Chicago: Designer @JasonWu Unveils New Line for Nordstroms

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red carpetJason Wu made famous by First Lady Michelle Obama this week unveiled a new collection for Nordstroms, reports NBC Chicago. “I felt that there was a place in the ever-growing designer contemporary market for these feminine and sophisticated pieces,” Jason Wu said in a statement. His collection which will include seasonal handbags, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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Rafu Shimpo: 2012 Asian American Athlete of Year Shows It’s About More Than Just Competition

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basketballTakeshi Clifford is having a good season in his senior year on the Chapman University Basketball team. It’s a season he didn’t think he would ever get. The 5’6″ forward literally walked away from the team his junior year with the weight of his family on his shoulders. Clifford’s mom had cancer and he felt … Read more

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