Thursday 14th December 2017,

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Chinese American

Filipino Adobo in the Magic Kingdom Reflects Disney’s Strategy of Inclusion

posted by Randall
Pork Belly Adobo

Pork Belly Adobo

Views from the Edge

The happiest place on Earth, just got a little bit happier.

As part of its Festival of Holidays, Disney California Adventure Park is offering adobo and chana masala as part of its food offerings. It might seem minor, but the decision to widen its cuisine is … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Yale Names New Asian American Cultural Center Director After Controversy

Yale Names New Asian American Cultural Center Director After Controversy

posted by Randall

Yale Asian American Cultural Center3Six months after the ouster of its interim director, Yale has named a graduate student from Loyola University, Chicago, as the new director of the Asian American Cultural Center.
 
The Yale Daily News report Joliana Yee will take over in January. Current interim co-directors Courtney Sato and LiLi Johnson are returning to their studies.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Heroes Among Us: Tracey Tong Defends Muslims from Verbal Attack

Heroes Among Us: Tracey Tong Defends Muslims from Verbal Attack

posted by Randall
Tracey Tong

Tracey Tong defended a Muslim couple from a verbal attack. She didn’t know she was being taped.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

What would you do when faced with an act of bigotry?

With all the crazies carrying concealed weapons, would you turn away? Walk away? Or would you dare to get

Read more

Asian Americans

100 AAPI Organizations Sign Letter of Resistance vs. Trump

posted by Randall
Women's March in Oakland3

Filipino Americans joined the Women’s March in Oakland, California last Jan. 21.

By Ed Diokno

In a strange way, Donald Trump is uniting us.

The momentum from last weekend’s Women’s Marches across the country and supportive demonstrations around the world, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the anti-Vietnam demonstrations of the 60s and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 22, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival showcases AAPI talent

L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival showcases AAPI talent

posted by Randall
LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

Photo by Steven Lam. Instagram @stevenlamphoto

By Ed Diokno

Hey Hollywood! Looking for new stories that reflect the real America? Looking for talent to diversify your products or staff? Looking for filmmakers, writers, directors, actors so you can walk-the-walk when you talk-the-talk about the need for diversity in the television and motion picture industry?

Head … Read more

Campus

Nov 12, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on KARE: Asian American Students Demand to be Included in Diversity Issues

KARE: Asian American Students Demand to be Included in Diversity Issues

posted by Randall

Univ of Minnesota AAPI protest

The recent departure of a Hmong American professor at the University of Minnesota sparked a protest by Asian American students demanding more inclusion, reports KARE TV.

The Students describe Professor Juavah Lee as one of their top advocates in the office of the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence. The U of M is refusing … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 29, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Disabled Asian Americans Still Fighting for a Seat at the Table

Disabled Asian Americans Still Fighting for a Seat at the Table

posted by Randall

Alice Wong

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

As with so much in our society, disabled Asian Americans have had to fight for a seat at the table to advocate for issues important to them.

Among those in the forefront is Alice Wong.

She runs the Disability Visibility Project.

“There are … Read more

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