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
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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1/ Bullying during surgical residency is a serious
Harvard 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
A group of veteran police officers in San Gabriel near Los Angeles is suing the department for discrimination, according to KTLA.
Allen Sam, Wei “Gilbert” Lee, Sunny Kim, Vy Van and Nhat Huynh accuse fellow officers and police personnel of using racial slurs and carrying out acts of racial harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
All … Read more
Consulting firm Accenture is facing a discrimination lawsuit brought forth by a Muslim Indian employee. Mohammed Ali claims that, despite his excellent performance at the company, he was demoted and received a lower salary and no annual bonus based on his religion and race, according to Bloomberg.
Ali adds … Read more
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), joined 30 other national and local civil rights organizations, including the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in condemning Southwest Airlines’ treatment of pregnant Muslim American professor Anila Daulatzai, in September.
In a letter to Southwest Airlines and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police (MDTA) last week, … Read more
By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer
“Asian people are good at science”.
One might assume that the so-called “model minority” faces no discrimination in the workplace. However, in a white paper from UC Hastings School of Law by Joan William, Rachel M. Korn, and Su Li, this stereotype is challenged. Asian women in … Read more
Vandalism discovered at Little Manila center, a historical site in Stockton, California dedicated to the appreciation of Filipino culture, is being investigated as a hate crime.
Two men accused of spraypainting profanity about Allah and leaving strips of bacon around the Islamic Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee have been indicted on vandalism charges, reports Newschannel 5.
According to a federal grand jury indictment, 19-year-old Charles Dwight Stout, III, and 18-year-old Thomas Avery Gibbs both tried to conceal their identities.