Friday 15th December 2017,

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Asian American Studies Program Scheduled to Be Launched at Princeton

posted by Randall

PrincetonFaculty at Princeton are working to establish an Asian American Studies certificate program by September, reports the Daily Princetonian.

A certificate program at Princeton is similar to a minor at other universities and will allow students to supplement their major with an additional concentration. It’s been a project in the works for at least two … Read more

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BuzzFeed: What Dark-skinned People Will Never Tell You

posted by Randall



By Ed Diokno

“Colorism” – that’s a word I just learned. I may not be familiar with the term, but I’m familiar with the social values that  perpetuate it.

Thanks to our friends at BuzzFeed for doing this video, What Dark-skinned People Will Never Tell You. In light of what’s happening to our … Read more


Huff Post: Bill would pave way for ethnic studies in California public schools

posted by Randall

high school lockersA bill by California Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) would require the state to develop a model for establishing ethnic studies programs statewide in California public schools, reports the Huffington Post.

The bill if passed would be a sharp contrast to Arizona where Mexican American studies has been banned.

“We have probably one of the most … Read more


Historic Portrayal of SF Chinatown in Atlantic Cities Offensive When Lacking Historical Perspective

posted by Randall

Chinatown San Francisco Bancroft LibraryA piece published in the Atlantic Cities seems like it was written in the 1800’s.

Surely no 21st century journalist with an iota of education about Asian American history would write such an offensive and stereotypical story about the early beginnings of San Francisco Chinatown (photo from Bancroft Library)

The problem is writer John Metcalf … Read more


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