An Indian American who works for NASA says he was detained at the U.S. border during his return trip to the U.S. from South America four days after President Trump issued his now stalled Muslim ban.
Sidd Bikkannavar, 35, … Read more
The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) will debut its pro-LGBTQ family campaign in the Midwest for the first time tomorrow, reports NBC News.
Family Is Still Family, is co-produced by the Asian Pride Project. The multilingual public service announcements in support of the … Read more
Vietnamese priest Reverend Chuong Hoai Nguyen recently wrote a letter to President Donald Trump offering his own citizenship to a Syrian refugee. Commonweal Magazine, an independent journal run by Catholics, released the letter this week.
In his letter, Rev. Nguyen shows his support for Syrian refugees, having been a refugee … Read more
Hawaii State Rep. Beth Fukumoto is considering a switch from the Republican Party after she was removed from her position as Hawaii’s House minority leader earlier this week.
Fukumoto told NBC News that she no longer felt she was able to defend the Republican Party and its actions. Fukumoto claims she has … Read more
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee reaffirmed the commitment of his city to remain a sanctuary city despite threats from President Donald Trump.
Wednesday, the president signed an executive order to deny federal grant funds to “sanctuary cities.” These cities have policies in place to restrict local law enforcement’s cooperation with federal immigration agents, with the … Read more
Asian Americans Advancing Justice has launched a new website to track incidents of hate plaguing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Amidst the racially-charged atmosphere of today’s political climate, many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are fearful.
“While … Read more
Amidst America’s contentious election, BuzzFeed recently published an article entitled, “17 Foods That White People Have Ruined.” Example foods from the article include “Pho with Broccoli and Quinoa” and “Nutella Samosas.” The popular piece gained over 1 million views and 602 comments. Its top-rated comment argues against the … Read more
Hundreds gathered in Exposition Park in Los Angeles to rally in support of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, reports CBS Los Angeles.
The rally was one of several across the country held Sunday.
The Senate and House have begun clearing the way for the repeal of many major provisions of … Read more
With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump coming this Friday, the discussion surrounding his upcoming term only intensifies, along with the fear among many minority groups.
The xenophobic nature of Trump’s campaign and public behavior in general, along with the slew of hate crimes across the country, has fueled people to speak out … Read more
By Ed Diokno & Louis Chan