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Asian Americans

President Obama Signs Bill Banning the Terms Oriental & Negro

posted by Randall
Grace Meng

Rep Grace Meng (D-NY)

By Ed Diokno

Without fanfare, President Obama signed the bill that would ban the use of the word “Oriental” in federal legislation.

“The term ‘Oriental’ has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good,” the author of the bill, Rep. … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Asian Community Groups and NYPD Urge Hate Crimes To Be Reported

Asian Community Groups and NYPD Urge Hate Crimes To Be Reported

posted by ShirleyNLew

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By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

 
The NYC chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) and the Chinese Freemasons recently presented a hate crime forum at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in Manhattan’s Chinatown. The forum was held to address the growing concern of crimes against Asians and other people … Read more

Asian Americans

Leaders Push for Probe of Crimes against Asian Americans

posted by Randall

David Henry Hwang Suspect

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Nine New York City members of Congress on calling on New York Police Department Commissioner William Bratton to investigate an “alarming rise in crimes committed against the Asian American community.”

The letter authored by U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Nydia Velazquez (D-Brooklyn/Manhattan/Queens) says the rise in crime against … Read more

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Congresswoman Grace Meng: Make Feminine Hygiene Products Affordable

Congresswoman Grace Meng: Make Feminine Hygiene Products Affordable

posted by ShirleyNLew

grace mengThe cost of feminine hygiene products really add up over several decades of a women’s menstrual cycle, and not being able to afford them is detrimental.
 
By Shirley Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

 
Congresswoman Grace Meng of Queens, NY wants feminine hygiene products to be accessible and affordable for all women. She also … Read more

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