Friday 24th March 2017,

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Asian American Students Join Effort to Protect Affirmative Action at Harvard

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Jason Fong

Jason Fong at a news conference to speak out in favor of affirmative action

Two Asian American students have joined Harvard in its effort to defend the schools affirmative action program for underrepresented students.

Both students are from Southern California and are current applicants to Harvard.

“Asian students and other students of color have to … Read more

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AAPI Heritage Month: White House Honors Artists & Story Tellers

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Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed

Tanzila “Taz” Ahmed

By Ed Diokno

As part of the national observance of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month,  the White House Initiative on AAPIs on May 4, will convene community leaders and allies to highlight the accomplishments of AAPI artists and advocates.

Artists and advocates, through their unique channels and distinct platforms, have

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16-year-old Jason Fong Shares His Asian American Story

posted by Randall

Jason Fong

The teenager who recently turned 16-years-old and sparked a national debate over the term of anchor babies is telling his Asian American story.

His hashtag #MyAsianAmericanStory went viral and has been picked up the Los Angeles Times, NBC News and CNN. He intended the hashtag to be a response to Jeb Bush comment on anchor … Read more

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LA Times: 15-year-old Creates #MyAsianAmericanStory in Response to Anchor Babies Debate

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Jason Fong

While the politicians were beating each other up over Jeb Bush’s comments about Asians and anchor babies, 15-year-old Jason Fong was building a response of his own on Twitter, and the grown ups were listening.

The Los Angeles Times reports that Fong, an intern for AsAmNews and a rising junior at Redondo Beach High … Read more


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