Thursday 19th January 2017,

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Indian American/ South Asian American

Man Arrested for Hate Crime in Mall. Hate Monger Goes Off on Flight

posted by Louis Chan
Jeffrey Burgess

Jeffrey Burgess faces charges of assault and ethnic intimidation

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A sad scene earlier this week at a mall in Pittsburgh.

A man who police said was speaking with slurred speech, staggering and smelled of alcohol has been arrested for allegedly beating an Indian American man sitting next to him … Read more

Asian Americans

Steve Bannon Says There Are Too Many Asians in Silicon Valley

posted by Randall
Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon

By Ed Diokno


The nomination of Steve Bannon as President-elect Donald Trump’s chief strategist might be more than a little worrisome to Asian Americans.
If you didn’t already know that Bannon is the CEO of a news website that celebrates the “glorious” history of the Confederate flag, and under whose leadership … Read more


Signs of the Scary Times We’re In

posted by Randall
Sign 1

Sign No. 1

By Ed Diokno

Three signs tell three different stories, but together they make a sad statement about the state our country.

The first sign is located in Dearborn, Michigan, a city with the highest concentration of Muslim Americans according to the U.S. Census. The message is in Arabic script, white letters with

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Southeast Asian American

Burma is Sending the Most Refugees to U.S.

posted by Randall
President Barack Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi

President Barack Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, visit with Obama family pets Bo and Sunny in the Cabinet Room of the White House following their bilateral meeting, Sept. 14, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

By Ed Diokno

Nearly half of all refugees

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Bad Ass Asians

President Nominates First Muslim American Judge

posted by Randall
Abid Riaz Qureshi

Abid Riaz Qureshi

By Ed Diokno

For the first time, an American Muslim has been nominated to the federal bench.

President Barack Obama on Wednesday (Sept. 7) nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to be a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. If appointed, Qureshi would be America’s first Muslim American … Read more

Community Issues

Enquirer: Going from Citizen to Enemy

posted by Randall

From Citizens to EnemyMembers of the Japanese American community joined with Muslims and Sikhs in the Cincinnati area to draw parallels between the current climate faced by South Asian Americans with that felt by Japanese Americans during World War II.

The symposium this past weekend entitled From Citizen to Enemy was sponsored by the Cincinnati chapters of the … Read more

Asian Americans

Blog: Asian Americans Cannot Remain Silent

posted by Mandy Day
Black Lives Matter

Asian Americans join others during Black Lives Matter Protest

By Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer
There has always been an ethnic hierarchy in the western world.  The very system that rules the land in the United States existed to protect Whites when it was originally created. While the Bill of Rights was written in … Read more


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