A 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
By Sarah Jackson
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
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
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Grace Ho Brosnon of Tacoma has worked in IT since… Read more
(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
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
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
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