By William Wong
New America Media
My father came to America from China in 1912, the 30th year of the Chinese Exclusion Act, and somehow he was … Read more
Sen. Kamala Harris denounced the violence carried out by White supremacists in Virginia and criticized President Donald Trump for refusing to explicitly address the issue, reports The Huffington Post. She was one of many Asian American leaders who spoke out against the violence from the White nationalists.
On Saturday, a violent confrontation broke out … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
Mainstream media missed this one completely but some eagle-eye Asian Americans brought this to my attention. In the bigger scheme of things, the incident probably should go unnoticed, but as an Asian American, I just couldn’t let it go.
On Monday (July 24), Donald Trump gave a speech … Read more
By Len Patel
President Trump pointedly failed to recognize the contributions of Muslims in America in his speech to leaders of 50 Muslim nations in Saudi Arabia Sunday.
Apparently making nice to Muslims around the world does not include those that live in … Read more
A sold out live presentation of the popular podcast Pod Save America took the stage on Saturday in San Francisco with special guest star Sen. Kamala Harris, reports CBS San Francisco.
“Pod Save America” is a political podcast hosted by four former Obama administration staffers who discuss the latest news in politics, and, since … Read more
A notable absence at the first White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner of Donald Trump’s presidency? – The president himself.
The Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj capitalized on this opportunity right as he took the stage, even though Jeff Mason, president of the White House correspondents group, said Minhaj wasn’t chosen to “roast the President in … Read more
President Trump’s executive order cracking down on the use of H1B visas could greatly affect Indian workers.
According to The Indian Panorama, about 70 percent of the 85,000 H1B visas handed out each year go to people from India. H1B visas are used to hire foreign employees for highly skilled jobs which could not … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration policies have not only affected the Latino community, but have also affected Asians greatly.
Immigrants from Asian countries such as China, India, the Philippines and South Korea comprise the second largest immigrants group in the U.S.— 1.5 million — according to government figures and researchers.
And … Read more
Members of the Japanese American community are organizing against President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban .
Jo Ann Ota Fujioka, Ph.D, is a survivor of the incarceration camps and lives in Denver, CO, where Governor Ralph Carr was the only state governor to oppose Executive Order 9066, the policy that called … Read more
Japanese American Star Trek actor and social activist George Takei has been extra visible lately in criticizing President Trump . He went on a day-long twitter rant blasting the president and his policies this week, reports Blasting News.
Takei included a link to a Vox article saying that the president’s friend and ally … Read more