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CNN Anchor Accused of Making Racist Comment to Spelling Bee Champ

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Ananya Vinay

Ananya Vinay
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By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Intern

 

12-year-old Indian American Ananya Vinay spelled the word “marocain” Thursday night to win the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., reports NPR.

Vinay, a sixth grader from Fresno, Calif., has become the 13th Indian American in a row to win the Scripps … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 20, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hijab Wearing Basketball Player Banned from Playoff Game

Hijab Wearing Basketball Player Banned from Playoff Game

posted by Randall
Je'Nan Hayes

Je’Nan Hayes

A Muslim girl who had played in 24 straight games for her varsity basketball team was forced to sit out the regional title playoff game because she wears a hijab.

CNN reported that the coach of Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg, Maryland  was told by the referee prior to the game that … Read more

Politics

Jul 30, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Zee News: Republicans Grooming a Few Good #Indian American Candidates

Zee News: Republicans Grooming a Few Good #Indian American Candidates

posted by Randall

RepublicansAnyone who watched the Republican National Convention in 2012 saw a sea of white delegates. It was quite a contrast to the party the Democrats put on which looked more like the colorful tapestry which makes up the United States of America.

The Grand Old Party is in desperate need of an image make over … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 11, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on My MC Media: Montgomery County, MD to Celebrate First Annual Korean American Day Sunday (video)

My MC Media: Montgomery County, MD to Celebrate First Annual Korean American Day Sunday (video)

posted by Randall
Hanji

Green circles made of Hanji. \Hanji is traditional Korean paper handmade from mulberry trees

Korean American leaders successfully won unanimous approval for a Korean American Day in Montgomery County, Maryland .

The County Council voted 9-0 to approve the special day. The day recognizes the first group of immigrants to the U.S. from Korea, who … Read more

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