A poll of a representative sample of 500 Asian Americans found a significant number in the community say they have personally experienced discrimination.
The survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is part of a larger survey of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, … Read more
After months of wondering if the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders would continue to exist in the Donald Trump administration, a new executive director has been named.
The advisory commission is assured to continue within the U.S. Department of Education after the announcement naming Holly … Read more
You could see this coming a mile away, at least I did.
Dozens of NFL players on the world stage took a knee during the national anthem in protest of President Trump’s call for NFL owners to fire any … Read more
An autopsy has revealed that sheriff deputies in King County, Washington fatally shot an unarmed teen in the back twice and on the back of his hand once, reports the Seattle Weekly.
The family of Tommy Le, 20, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the department alleging a violation of … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Asian Americans plan to light up the night in response to the recent incidents of hate in Charlottesville.
A candlelight vigil will be held just hours before a pro-Trump Patriot Prayer rally is planned in San Francisco on Saturday and another demonstration of White Supremacists in Berkeley on Sunday.… Read more
By Corky Lee
Special to AsAmNews
It started on Father’s Day in NYC Chinatown at First Chinese Baptist Church. I organized a free screening of Who Killed Vincent Chin? by Christine Choy & Renee Taijima.
Chin was beaten and killed with a baseball bat on the night of his bachelor party 35 years ago by … Read more
This month marks the 35th anniversary of the brutal murder of Detroit resident, and Chinese American, Vincent Chin.
There are many similarities in the ways communities rally together around social injustices today, as the Asian American community rallied around the death of Chin over thirty years ago.
On … Read more
A Japanese American widow who was cowered behind her 86-year old husband as sheriff deputies shot him in their home has filed a wrongful death suit against the Santa Clara County in California’s Silicon Valley.
In court papers obtained by AsAmNews, 90-year-old Harue Craig accuses Deputy Douglas Ulrich of using … Read more