Tuesday 17th January 2017,

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Indian American/ South Asian American

More Fallout from Trump Surrogate’s Push for Muslim Registry

posted by Randall
Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Ronald Reagan signing the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 that apologized for the internment of Japanese citizens and permanent residents during World War II.

By Ed Diokno

I thought we all agreed that the internment camps that placed thousands of Japanese Americans behind barbed wire was a mistake and illegal.

I distinctly remember President Ronald … Read more

Chinese American

Impact of Chinese Massacre Still Felt 145 Years Later

posted by Randall
Chinatown Massacre 1871

Photos courtesy of the Chinese American Museum

By Karin Chan


Pamela Ng, a Chinese American who grew up in the San Gabriel Valley, used to visit Los Angeles’s Chinatown once a week during her childhood. When she learned about the 1871 LA Chinese Massacre during a tour at the Chinese American Museum at 19 … Read more


Asian American Perspectives on Clinton-Trump Debate

posted by Randall

Clinton-Trump Debate 1By Ed Diokno

It was an unusual Presidential debate – to say the least – between Sec. Hillary Clinton and real estate magnate Donald Trump.

Early polls taken immediately after the debate at Hofstra University, showed that the Democratic candidate crushed the GOP presidential bet. It was clear that Clinton was better prepared and Trump’s … Read more


Diary of a Clinton Volunteer: “Now is Our Time”

posted by Randall
Julian Castro

Secretary Julian Castro speaking at the AAPI Caucus on Day 3 of the DNC. (Photo Credit: DNCC AAPI Media Center)

By Nick Lee
Chinese Americans for Hillary

My third day at the DNC began with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Caucus, where elected officials kept driving home the theme, “Now is our time”. … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian Americans

NBC News: AAPI Clinton and Sanders Supporters at Odds as DNC Begins

posted by Frances Fu
Bernie Sanders protesters

Bernie Sander’s protesters interrupt a meeting of the AAPI Caucus at the Democratic National Convention

On Monday morning of the Democratic National Convention, a few hundred members of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Caucus gathered to discuss the election.

AAPI Democratic delegates make up almost 200 Clinton delegates, according to Vikrum Aiyer, deputy director Read more


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