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Campus

Asian American Medical Resident on Probation after Alleging Workplace Harassment

posted by Louis Chan

Eugene Gu

An accomplished and outspoken medical resident at Vanderbilt University in Nashville told AsAmnews he’s on probation following a series of tweets about ” bullying” at the university’s Medical Center.

On November 7, Gu tweeted about an incident he says happened earlier this year involving a fellow resident.

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Campus

Teacher Accused of Making Disparaging Remarks about Asians. Groups Call for Firing

posted by Randall

Bergen County Academies2Korean American groups are calling for the firing of a New Jersey teacher at a prestigious public high school in Bergen County.

NorthJersey.com reports the demand from a coalition of 10 groups came a week after the organizations expressed concerns about allegations the teacher had told students she hates Koreans.

“The Korean-American community in Bergen … Read more

Crime

Nov 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Updated: Drill Instructor Accused of Abusing Muslim Recruits Found Guilty

Updated: Drill Instructor Accused of Abusing Muslim Recruits Found Guilty

posted by Randall
Marines

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A military jury has found a drill instructor guilty of harassing and assaulting young recruits, particularly those who are Muslim.

He was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison.

NPR reports the Marine jury found Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Felix kicked and choked dozens of recruits. Felix was specifically accused of targeting three Muslim … Read more

Southeast Asian American

Ex Describes Financier as Self-Hating Asian in Explosive Trial

posted by Randall
Marta Billeci

Facebook

A former girlfriend who sued her ex claiming he ruined her career testified in an explosive trial in New York.

Mara Billeci told an all women jury that financier Taye Famm was obsessed with Eastern European women and was looking to whiten the gene pool, reported the New York Post.

“He was looking … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian American Students Experience The Highest Percentage of Racial Harassment

posted by Olivia Wolf

bullying rallyAlthough only 17 percent of Asian American students report being bullied at school—the lowest number for any racial group—more bullied Asian Americans (11.1 percent) report being targeted for their race than Whites (2.8 percent), African Americans (7.1 percent) or Latinos (6.2 percent), according to the American Psychological Association.

One study found that among middle … Read more

Chinese American

Jun 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Desperate Time for Chinatown Residents Looking for Affordable Housing

Desperate Time for Chinatown Residents Looking for Affordable Housing

posted by Randall

Oakland SRO 524 Eighth Street
 
Two news stories exemplify the desperate situation for Chinatown residents looking for affordable housing.

With the average rent in Oakland at $2400 a month, hundreds of Chinatown seniors waited as long as overnight for a chance to be put on a waiting list for subsidized housing, reports ABC7.

While in the local courts, … Read more

Campus

Jun 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Young Asian American Student Harassed by Racists

Young Asian American Student Harassed by Racists

posted by Randall
Police at Portland Middle School

Police increase patrols near a Portland, Oregon middle school

A school principal confirms an Asian American middle school student was racially harassed by several men in a neighborhood plastered with flyers from White supremacists.

It happened in Portland, Oregon near Hosford Middle School, reports Raw Story.

Oregon Live reports several students witnessed the incident.… Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jun 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim Students “Harassed” for Wearing Hijab

Muslim Students “Harassed” for Wearing Hijab

posted by Randall

Hajah Bah and Fatmata MansarayTwo Muslim students in Virginia are accusing a school administrator of harassing them because they wore hijabs to school, reports
ABC7.
 
It was so emotional,” one of them said.
 
The administrator asked for a note from their parents proving they were wearing the hijab for religious reasons.
 
“Normally, I don’t wear … Read more

Uncategorized

Muslim Women Harassed while in line at Grocery Store and Bank

posted by Louis Chan

Trader Joe's Incident

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Comedian Jeremy McLellan has posted a video on his Facebook page that is anything but funny. It was one of two videos that have surfaced from two different parts of the country showing harassment of Muslims. The other incident took place in Washington state. More on that later.

The … Read more

Chinese American

Overwhelming Majority of Asian American Men Surveyed Say They’ve Been Harassed

posted by Louis Chan

Asian American Man Study
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
A survey of nearly 500 mostly young Asian American men has found 85 percent of the respondents have experienced some form of harassment at school. 35 percent experienced similar harassment in the work place.

The Asian American Man Survey was conducted in October and the results were … Read more

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