Tuesday 21st November 2017,

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California Investigating Airbnb Incident

posted by Louis Chan

Dyne Suh

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Investigators in California are looking into a widely publicized alleged incident of discrimination against an Asian American by an Airbnb host.

Dyne Suh of Southern California has filed a formal complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

A video about the incident went viral on social … Read more

Blogs

Some Still Express Serious Doubts about Victim in Racist Airbnb Incident

posted by Louis Chan

Dyne Suh

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Doubters will be doubters.

I’m likely wasting my time and energy trying to convince those who doubt the story of an Dyne Suh, a Korean American who says she was denied an Airbnb rental because of her race. Suh was told 15 minutes before arriving to the cabin … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Super Bowl Controversies Reflect the Times

Super Bowl Controversies Reflect the Times

posted by Louis Chan

Airbnb Super Bowl ad

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The Super Bowl is not only the biggest single sporting event in the world, it’s arguably the biggest cultural event.

How times have changed.

Two years ago, several commercials celebrated multiculturalism and diversity.

This year, several commercials were political in nature, but appeared to embrace the future, rather … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jan 31, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Kal Penn, Silicon Valley Raising Funds for Refugees, ACLU

Kal Penn, Silicon Valley Raising Funds for Refugees, ACLU

posted by Randall
Kal Penn with President Obama

Kal Penn was on President Obama’s staff.

It appears that U.S. courts will be one of the battlegrounds where immigrant rights advocates and Silicon Valley giants will fight against the immigration orders shot out of the White House.

The growing outrage against Donald Trump’s Executive Order that bans immigrants from seven predominately Muslim countries, has … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 4, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on NPR: Asian Americans Get Less Rental Income from AirBNB Rentals Than Whites

NPR: Asian Americans Get Less Rental Income from AirBNB Rentals Than Whites

posted by Randall
Oakland, CA

Photo by Eric Fischer

There’s an interesting study out about discrimination, but with a twist.

A study conducted by students at Harvard found that Asian Americans get on average 20 percent less per week for their AirBNB rentals than Whites, reports NPR.

The study published in the Journal of Technology looked at AirBNB hosts … Read more

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