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Jan 19, 2018 Ξ Comments Off on Not Enough “We”, Too Much “Me”–A Conversation with John Chiang on the Model Majority Podcast

Not Enough “We”, Too Much “Me”–A Conversation with John Chiang on the Model Majority Podcast

posted by Randall

 

John Chiang at MLK Parade

John Chiang at the Annual Kingdom Day Parade in Los Angeles to honor Martin Luther King. Photo via Facebook

By Kevin Xu
Model Majority Podcast

In a recent episode of the Model Majority Podcast (@modelmajorityp), its co-host Kevin Xu (@Kevinsxu) interviewed John Chiang (@JohnChiangCA), California’s State Treasurer and candidate for governor about, his family’s … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Pioneering Asian American Woman Politician Dead at 95

posted by Len Patel
March Fong Eu jogs with Muhammad Ali

March Fong Eu jogs with Muhammad Ali

March Fong Eu, the first Asian American woman to hold an elected constitutional statewide office in the United States and who was not shy about using political stunts to gain publicity, has died at the age of 95.

California Governor Jerry Brown and his wife Anne released a … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 16, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on New Online Tool to Highlight Racial Inequalities in California

New Online Tool to Highlight Racial Inequalities in California

posted by Randall

California Santa Monica Farmer's MarketCalifornia’s diverse population challenges policy makers, planners and educational institutions, most of which critics say are still functioning as if the state is homogeneously White.

As a result, despite California’s healthy economy speeding into the future, they fear some ethnic groups are being left behind, forgotten or adversely affected.

“At the same time that the … Read more

Campus

Nov 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on California Education Board Votes for Changes in Textbooks to Accurately Reflect Hinduism

California Education Board Votes for Changes in Textbooks to Accurately Reflect Hinduism

posted by Sarah Jackson

Hindu Textbook protestThe California State Board of Education has voted unanimously to approve changes in textbooks that more accurately depict Hindus and Indian Americans.

More than 75 interfaith and community groups, 17 federal and state officials, and 38 academics formed a coalition encouraging the board to reject textbooks that inaccurately portray Hinduism, Jainism and Indian history at … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on A New Bill Will Help Non-Native English Speakers in California To Cast Their Vote

A New Bill Will Help Non-Native English Speakers in California To Cast Their Vote

posted by Tanvi Wattal

California Governor Jerry Brown this week signed a bill written to assist citizens that lack required proficiency in English to successfully fill out election ballots.

The LA Times reports that the current laws did not provide non-native English speakers with sufficient assistance to vote in the 2016 election.  In fact, only “25 percent of polling … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on California Declared a Sanctuary State

California Declared a Sanctuary State

posted by Randall

California FlagBy Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

A Continent separates California and Donald Trump in more ways than one.

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill, SB 54, that would make California a sanctuary state, the latest salvo in the ongoing war between the Golden State and the White House.

“These are uncertain times for … Read more

Filipino American

Jul 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Collision with Police Car Kills Filipino American

Collision with Police Car Kills Filipino American

posted by Nicole Ki

Stockton Police DepartmentA fatal car collision between a Stockton, California police car and SUV last week led to the death of a Filipino American.

28-year-old Titus Vanguardia Tabotabo III was driving alone on his way home from work last Wednesday and crashed with a police car at the intersection of Martin Luther King Junior and Airport Way, … Read more

Asian Americans

Jul 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Study Finds Higher Risk of BPA in Canned Goods Bought from Asian Grocery Stores

Study Finds Higher Risk of BPA in Canned Goods Bought from Asian Grocery Stores

posted by Randall

BPA Canned Food

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A chemical listed by the state of California as a hazardous substance that increases the risk of infertility and some cancers has been found at a high rate in canned foods purchased by researchers from Asian food stores.

The study by the Center of Environmental Health in Oakland found … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

May 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris talks Healthcare on Popular Podcast and Takes to Twitter

Sen. Kamala Harris talks Healthcare on Popular Podcast and Takes to Twitter

posted by Brittney Le

Kamala Harris on Pod Save AmericaA sold out live presentation of the popular podcast Pod Save America took the stage on Saturday in San Francisco with special guest star Sen. Kamala Harris, reports CBS San Francisco.

“Pod Save America” is a political podcast hosted by four former Obama administration staffers who discuss the latest news in politics, and, since … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris calls U.S.-Mexico Wall “a stupid use of money”

Sen. Kamala Harris calls U.S.-Mexico Wall “a stupid use of money”

posted by Brittney Le
US Mexico Border Fence

This fence runs across a beach. On one side is Border Field State Park, San Diego, USA; on the other side is Tijuana, Mexico. By V.T. Polywoda 

Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), the first Indian American to serve in the Senate, called President Trump’s plans for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border “a stupid use of money” … Read more

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