By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
A Hindu American advocacy group filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court last week against public school officials at the California Department of Education, State Board of Education, and several school districts throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
The… Read more
Vietnamese Americans are well known in the nail salon industry. For those who question sanitary standards at these salons, the state cosmetology board inspectors is the government entity responsible for oversight of such criteria.
But a group of Vietnamese nail salon owners in Baton Rouge have argued the board … Read more
By Zara Zhi
The US Department of Labor has launched a lawsuit against Oracle for discriminatory hiring practices. Although the suit alleges that Oracle pays White men more, what’s more interesting is that Oracle as been accused of giving Indian males an unfair advantage when it comes to hiring.… Read more
By Ed Diokno
Ominous signs are starting to appear.
On the last day of 2016, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, urged a New Mexico business to remove an anti-Muslim and anti-President Obama sign.
A … Read more
Seung-Whan Choi, an internal relations professor and U.S. citizen born in Korea, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the University of Illinois at Chicago for alleged race discrimination, reports the Chicago Tribune. The lawsuit states that Choi had filed a complaint in October to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and had received … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
One of the swing states that surprisingly swung for Donald Trump in the Presidential election was Michigan where 16 electoral college votes were at stake.
It was also a state where Muslim American voters faced discrimination when trying to … Read more
A multilingual survey of 2,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander voters found that the economy and jobs, terrorism and racial discrimination are their three most important issues entering the election.
Both terrorism and the economy ranked high in a recent poll of the general electorate as well by the … Read more
Whether you’re East Asian or Southeast Asian, you’ve probably been told to “go back to China.”
Most people dumb enough to say something like that aren’t intelligent enough to distinguish between Chinese and Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, … Read more
By Zara Zhi
AsAmNews Staff Writer
A social media post about job discrimination by an Asian American woman is quickly going viral. Tiffany Trieu was excited about a job she had applied for and sent a LinkedIn message to the company’s president.
But, as she explains on Facebook, her enthusiasm quickly turned … Read more
Two vendors are suing the Grand Central Market in Los Angeles saying they were pushed out because they are Asian, reports KABC.
Kim and Bo Soo Jo say their leases were not renewed along with 11 other minority-owned businesses and replaced with White businesses.
“I’ve never … Read more