By Sam Louie
As a psychotherapist, our training teaches us to be aware of our bias and prejudice when working with clients. It’s not that we don’t have it but what is critical is acknowledging it when it occurs and thinking if this negatively impacts our work … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
A racist flyer being posted on the University of Texas, Austin campus is causing quite a stir.
The flyer titled “Ethical Lessons to Chinese” has triggered more than 100 complaints to the Campus Crisis … Read more
— David Mack (@davidmackau) 14 December 2016
When Muslim teen Yasmin Seweid was charged with falsifying her report of an alleged hate crime last Wednesday, Muslims nationally were struck by how her arrest would affect their … Read more
The Florin Japanese American Citizens League (Florin JACL) and the Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) are requesting an apology for the allegedly bias-motivated treatment of a group of Muslims and Japanese Americans traveling to visit the site of a World War II incarceration camp.
Members of the group of Asian … Read more
A study has found students tend to give lower ratings to professors with common Korean and Chinese surnames than professors with common Caucasian surnames, reported Bloomberg.
Researchers at Georgia State University studied the ratings of over 2,000 mathematics professors on the site, Ratemyprofessors.com.
Georgia State researchers noted that students rated math professors with … Read more
A study of babies interacting with each other found babies can show racial bias, reports the Telegraph.
The research by the University of Washington, Seattle revealed babies will choose a playmate who shares toys equally regardless of race.
But on the other hand, when a baby distributes toys unfairly in a manner that benefits … Read more
A former researcher at the University of Illinois College of Medicine has sued the University for bias, reports India West.
Jasti Rao resigned from the school last March.
It wasn’t until he filed a discrimination suit that he learned the University had launched an investigation against him for ethical misconduct.
Rao charges similar allegations … Read more
The Asian Pacific Directors Coalition has voted to support fired Medina, Washington police chief Jeffrey Chen in his lawsuit against the city, reports NW Asian Weekly,
Chen has worked in the past with APDC to combat the problem of Asian and Pacific American street gangs in the 1990’s.
The former police chief alleges in … Read more