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Asian American Survivor Contestant Wins with Fans

posted by Randall

Tai Trang

Tai Trang with Survivor host Jeff Probst

By Ed Diokno
As a fan of Survivor, I was rooting for Vietnamese American contestant Tai Trang to win the million dollar prize of the reality show. He made it to the final three but failed to win a single vote from the jury of deposed contestants.… Read more

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8 Asians: Are Asian Americans less religious and ethnic?

posted by Randall

CrossBuddhismMuslim(note from the Editor: Today, AsAmNews is going to pay homage to other Asian American bloggers by devoting much of this space to stories inspired by those bloggers. This piece is inspired by 8 Asians.)

When it comes to Asian Americans, we seem to be less at a lot of things.

One of those is … Read more

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NPR: Comic artist Yumi Sakugawa draws on her Asian American experience

posted by Randall

Yumi Sakugawa
Yumi Sakugawa has combined her love for drawing with her passion for writing in her illustrative work.

The woman behind Claudia Kishi, My Asian American Female Role Model of the 90’s has released her latest book, I Think I Am In Friend-Love With You.
Sakugawa recently talked with NPR’s Kat Chow.
” When my … Read more

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Hindu Business Line: Indian American Among 12 Killed in Shooting at Washington Navy Yard

posted by Randall

The Washington Metropolitan Police say one of the 12 people killed by a gunman Monday at the Navy Yard in Washington is an Indian American, reports Hindu Business Line.

61-year old Vishnu Pandit was a defense contractor, but little other information has been released about him.

He was killed by Aaron Alexis, who … Read more


Patheos: Calling All Asian American Buddhists

posted by Randall

BuddhismA master student at Graduate Theological Union and Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley, California is seeking Asian American Buddhists to participate in a study on the experiences and opinions of Asian American Buddhists youth, reports Patheos.

Chenxing Han says its a perspective badly missed in any discussion on Buddhism in America.

She wrote: … Read more


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