A poll of a representative sample of 500 Asian Americans found a significant number in the community say they have personally experienced discrimination.
The survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is part of a larger survey of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, … Read more
By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Every week, MSNBC news anchor Richard Lui flies all the way from New York to California. Then he’ll make the return trip back just 3 or 4 days later. With 300,000 flyer miles last year, he’s flown the equivalent of 25 times around the world … Read more
Vandalism discovered at Little Manila center, a historical site in Stockton, California dedicated to the appreciation of Filipino culture, is being investigated as a hate crime.
ACT for America, a group considered anti-Muslim by the Southern Poverty Law Center, will be allowed to hold its annual two-day conference at the Marriott Crystal Gateway on October 2-3, according to The New York Times.
By Gabi Wy
Kristina Wong’s How to Pick Up Asian Chicks is a double-edged sword–funny, and incredibly important.
The comedian rounded up eighteen Asian American women to react to the genre of self-published books that fetishizes Asians and gives supposedly helpful tips on how to pick up an Asian girlfriend. The result: a … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
Mainstream media missed this one completely but some eagle-eye Asian Americans brought this to my attention. In the bigger scheme of things, the incident probably should go unnoticed, but as an Asian American, I just couldn’t let it go.
On Monday (July 24), Donald Trump gave a speech … Read more
Asian American students gathered on Thursday to protest a new law in Rhode Island that requires school districts to collect data on Asian Americans.
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution to recognize the month of May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Thursday.
Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai‘i), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) led the bill to celebrate the contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
Sen. … Read more
It took 148 years, but 12,000 Chinese railroad workers who played a huge role in building the Transcontinental Railroad are finally getting their due.
The California state Assembly unanimously passed a resolution by Assembly member Evan Low … Read more