Two men fatally stabbed and another injured who tried to protect two teenage girls from a known White supremacist in Portland, Oregon are being hailed as heroes nationwide by Asian Americans.
Two federal judges have hit President Donald Trump with a powerful one two punch by issuing nationwide orders freezing his executive order on travel from six mostly Muslim countries.
Overnight Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland became the second judge to freeze the ban, following … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
Sorry, Trump fans. Just because Donald Trump proved he could read a teleprompter and he could speak with an “indoor voice,” as one pundit described Trump’s performance at the Joint Session of Congress, does not make… Read more
Moua served in that role for five years.
Her departure, while not publicly known, was apparently not a complete surprise to the organization which said it expects to make an announcement about Moua’s replacement this … Read more
In response to the uptick in hate crimes against Asian Americans, Karin Wang, spokeswoman for Los Angeles-based Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ), announced the launch of the website Standagainsthatred.org to document and track crimes.
“Our goal is not just to have a place where we can share stories, but also … give people advice about … Read more
The protest is a warning that they will not stand for what they consider to be the racist, sexist, misogynist, bigoted and bullying tactics and policies … Read more
Asian Americans Advancing Justice has launched a new website to track incidents of hate plaguing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Amidst the racially-charged atmosphere of today’s political climate, many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are fearful.
“While … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Asian Americans are praising a move by President Obama that would make it more difficult for President-elect Trump to set up a Muslim registry.
“We stand ready to … Read more
By Ed Diokno
The 2016 election season is coming down to the wire on both national and local elections. With so much at stake, 245 AAPI candidates running for office and driven by the most contentious presidential campaign in recent memory, the effort to push AAPI voters to register and to the polls has been … Read more