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Filipino Adobo in the Magic Kingdom Reflects Disney’s Strategy of Inclusion

posted by Randall
Pork Belly Adobo

Pork Belly Adobo

Views from the Edge

The happiest place on Earth, just got a little bit happier.

As part of its Festival of Holidays, Disney California Adventure Park is offering adobo and chana masala as part of its food offerings. It might seem minor, but the decision to widen its cuisine is … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 20, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Study predicts Asians to be largest U.S. immigrant group

Study predicts Asians to be largest U.S. immigrant group

posted by Gabi Wy

Asian Americans
 
A report by the Pew Research Center predicts Asians will be the nation’s largest immigrant group by 2055, surpassing Hispanics. More Asian immigrants have moved to the U.S. than Hispanic immigrants every year since 2000.
 
The U.S. Asian population grew 72 percent from 2000 to 2015 to a record 20.4 million, which is … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 18, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on OC Register: Asians Now Largest Group in Irvine

OC Register: Asians Now Largest Group in Irvine

posted by Randall
An Asian market in Irvine, CA

An Asian market in Irvine, CA

An analysis by the  OC Register reports the city of Irvine in Southern California  is the largest or will soon be the largest in the continental United States with an Asian plurality.

The American Community Survey found that an estimated 45 percent of Irvine residents are Asian, slightly outnumbering … Read more

Blogs

May 13, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Bill to Ban the Word Oriental from Federal Legislation Awaits President Obama’s Signature

Bill to Ban the Word Oriental from Federal Legislation Awaits President Obama’s Signature

posted by Randall
Grace Meng

Rep Grace Meng (D-NY)

By Ed Diokno

 Whenever I hear the word “Oriental,” I cringe a little – even when we refer to rugs.

 

It is an example of the Euro-centric world view that is drilled into U.S. children from the time we first watch the commercials on TV and continues at school and … Read more

Community Issues

Jun 16, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Afro: Minority Majority coming to U.S. Faster than Expected

Afro: Minority Majority coming to U.S. Faster than Expected

posted by Randall

United States mapThe latest Census projections predict the United States will have a minority majority by 2043, reports the Afro.

Previous estimates were that this would happen by 2050.

Children of color under 5 right now make up 49.9 percent of the population.

The overall white population is now at an all time low of 63 percent … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 17, 2012 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American, Pacific Islander & Native Hawaiian Populations Expected to Surge

Asian American, Pacific Islander & Native Hawaiian Populations Expected to Surge

posted by Randall

 

Community holding handsCensus figure projections says the populations of communities of color in the United States will grow significantly over the next 50 years. This is the opposite of white Americans whose population is expected to peak in 2024, and then decline. Whites will eventually be outnumbered by minority communities but will still make up the … Read more

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