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Asian Americans

Discrimination Complaint Settled against Houston Bar

posted by Randall

GaslampA bar in Houston accused of keeping out Asian Americans and other people of color has settled a discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney Generals office, reports ABC13.

The Gaslamp Bar which has since changed its name to 360 Midtown was accused of only charging an admittance fee to minorities and unfairly enforcing … Read more

Asian Americans

Portrayal of Muslims in Media Still Dominated by Terrorism Coverage

posted by Sarah Jackson
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

By Sarah Jackson
AsAmNews Intern

On Jan. 29, 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette allegedly walked into a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers and began shooting. The 27-year-old white supremacist is accused of killing six people.

On Oct. 22, 2014, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau arrived at the Canadian National War Memorial with a rifle. The 32-year-old Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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

Asian Americans

Jan 9, 2018 Ξ Comments Off on Sharp Differences between Women and Men on Workplace Discrimination in STEM

Sharp Differences between Women and Men on Workplace Discrimination in STEM

posted by Louis Chan
STEM Recruitment Poster

A campaign poster featuring Sandra Tsing Loh, creator and host of “The Loh Down on Science,” encourages careers in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) in Galveston, Texas. The US Army Corp of Engineers launched the campaign in 2013

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Grace Ho Brosnon of Tacoma has worked in IT since

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Bad Ass Asians

Dec 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Top Stories of 2017: What Motivated an Asian American Woman Denied Housing to Stand up and Fight

Top Stories of 2017: What Motivated an Asian American Woman Denied Housing to Stand up and Fight

posted by Randall

Dyne Suh

(Editor’s Note: AsAmNews continues its countdown of the top 5 stories of 2017. Story number two is the Airbnb incident heard around the world)

By Dyne Suh

In February 2017, my then-fiancé-now-husband, two friends, my two puppies, and I found ourselves stranded on a mountain during a snowstorm when an Airbnb host cancelled my reservation … Read more

Campus

Harvard Early Acceptance Rate Up for Asian Americans

posted by Louis Chan

Harvard LibrraryBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

In the face of a federal investigation into discrimination against Asian Americans, Harvard has announced its rate of acceptance of Asian Americans for the class of 2022 is up.

The university says early admittance of Asian American applicants surged to 24.2 percent this year. That’s up from 21.7 percent … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Former Obama Adviser Talks about Sexual Harassment, the Early Obama Years and Chinese Camp

Former Obama Adviser Talks about Sexual Harassment, the Early Obama Years and Chinese Camp

posted by Randall
Tina Tchen

Official White House Photo

In a recent episode of the Model Majority Podcast (@modelmajorityp), its co-host Kevin Xu (@kevinsxu) interviewed Tina Tchen (@TinaTchen), former Assistant to President Obama, Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama, and Executive Director of White House Council on Women and Girls, about her story growing up in the Midwest, going summer … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on High Number of Asian Americans Say They Face Discrimination

High Number of Asian Americans Say They Face Discrimination

posted by Randall

NPR Asian American Survey

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

Campus

Asian American Medical Resident on Probation after Alleging Workplace Harassment

posted by Louis Chan

Eugene Gu

An accomplished and outspoken medical resident at Vanderbilt University in Nashville told AsAmnews he’s on probation following a series of tweets about ” bullying” at the university’s Medical Center.

On November 7, Gu tweeted about an incident he says happened earlier this year involving a fellow resident.

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Campus

Dec 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Justice Department Aggressively Pursuing Discrimination Complaint Against Harvard

Justice Department Aggressively Pursuing Discrimination Complaint Against Harvard

posted by Randall

HarvardHarvard University has agreed to turn over documents requested by the Justice Department in its investigation of alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants, reports the New York Times.

The confidential documents contain both applicant and student records. The university agreed to turn them over if the DOJ reviewed them only at the offices of … Read more

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