The Daily Pennsylvania reports that a Taco Bell employee who described an Asian American customer on a sales receipt as “Steve Chink” has been fired.
The incident went viral and attracted lots of media attention from AsAmNews and other outlets after In Young Lee posted about what happened to him on Facebook.
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Shanthi Viswanathan is known to her algebra students as Mrs. V, a sign perhaps of her popularity.
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High teacher has never been more popular after being hailed as a hero by her students who all survived the Florida school shooting.
Students at Burlingame High are trying to come to grips with their own student sections insensitivity towards Mills High, a predominantly Asian American school in Millbrae.
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A high school basketball game had to be suspended after students began directing racial slurs at an Asian American and African American basketball player in Cincinnati, reports Cincinnati.com.
‘Hey No. 2, open your eyes,'” students from Elder High School are accused of chanting at a multiracial Asian player. “‘Hey, No. 2 can you open … Read more
After becoming the first Thai American woman in the Senate, Illinois Democratic representative Tammy Duckworth has checked off another U.S. Senator “first.” Duckworth will be the first U.S. Senator to give birth during her term in the Senate.
Duckworth is one of only ten lawmakers who have given birth while in Congress, PBS reported.
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Indian American Neetu Chandak, a senior undergraduate student at Cornell University, received threats to her physical safety after expressing conservative views on Fox & Friends on Fox TV.
Emmy Award-winning journalist Ann Curry returns to television with six-part series We’ll Meet Again, premiering on PBS tomorrow.
The former Today show co-anchor is the main host and co-executive producer of the documentary series, which recounts the reunions of people who met during pivotal moments in history.
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While one ethnic studies program struggles, another potential program has just won support.
The student senate at the University of Washington has voted to support the establishment of a Pacific Islander Studies major, reports The Daily
The resolution was introduced by the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) and the Pacific … Read more
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is denying it suspended an Asian American resident because of his political views.
On New Year’s Eve, Xiyue Wang spent his 38th birthday in an Iranian prison.
The American citizen and doctoral student from Princeton is serving a 10-year sentence for espionage following his arrest in … Read more