The disappearance of a nurse two years ago in the Bronx is now being called a homicide by police, reports India West
Mahfuza Rahman was last seen leaving Bellevue Hospital on December 8, 2015.
The woman’s husband, Mohammad Chowdhury, is listed as a person of interest in the case and is believed to … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
In 2011 Ruman Ahmed got a job of a lifetime. Straight out of college, she joined the Obama administration. “My job there was to promote and protect the best of what my country stands for,” she writes in a piece in The Atlantic. “I … Read more
By Ed Diokno
You probably saw her face featured prominently in the Women’s March on Washington last Saturday. She wore a hijab of the stars and stripes, a defiant gaze looking directly at you.
The poster featuring 32-year old Munira Ahmed was held … Read more
By Ed Diokno
We’re waiting, trying to be patient, but we can’t help that a little bit of doubt is starting to creep in.
California’s Gov. Jerry Brown has three bills on his desk, waiting for his signature. There are three that … Read more
The same divide that exists among Asian groups over affirmative action in higher education is surfacing again–this time in California over a bill that would disaggregate data among Asian Americans.
(UPDATED TO ADD ARREST OF YOUNGER BROTHER)
Authorities have arrested the two sons of a Muslim couple murdered in their San Jose home, reports ABC7/KGO.
Hasib Rabbi is in the Santa Clara County Jail for the murder of his parents Golam and Shamini Rabbi. His 17-year old younger brother is … Read more
While many of us indulged in Thanksgiving feasts this holiday weekend, some 100 South Asian detainees being held at four immigration detention centers went on hunger strikes, reports. RT.
The hunger strike which began Wednesday are being staged to protest their indefinite detentions … Read more
A new report on the income and poverty of Asian Americans from the Center for American Progress is a study of contrasts.
Asian Americans have household incomes greater that the national average and even whites, but yet have the fastest growing populations in poverty since the great recession.
Also the per capita income when adjusted … Read more
A group of South Asian 7-Eleven franchisees has filed suit claiming the store is harassing and intimidating them in an effort to coerce them into giving their profitable stores back, reports Mint Press.
“[A] foreign corporation has been allowed to transform the American dream into an American nightmare for countless individuals and families,” the … Read more