Tuesday 25th July 2017,

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Being Hapa

Things Hapas Hear

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

 

Now, let me preface this by saying this is in no means a comprehensive list. I’m not pointing fingers, blaming anybody, or calling any specific person out. I’m simply saying that, as a multiracial person whose mom is also multiracial coming from Indonesia and a father from Minnesota, that … Read more

Asian Americans

Reflections on What Hapa Means in Hollywood

posted by Sophia Whittemore

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By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

 

Now, as a fangirl, I am psyched about Spiderman Homecoming. I’m so psyched that I don’t even care I just used the word “psyched”. The new movie features a diverse cast, a stellar premise, and none other than I-am-Iron-Man-Tony-Stark-RDJ. To make me love it even more, it turns … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 27, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Hapa Capsulizes Painful Moments from 2016 Asian America in Less than 90 Seconds

Hapa Capsulizes Painful Moments from 2016 Asian America in Less than 90 Seconds

posted by Louis Chan

Mannequin Challenge

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A popular new video out less than a week freezes in time moments in 2016 that highlight the racism and the persistent whitewashing the Asian American community faced throughout the year.

The short A-woke is from multiracial filmmaker Teja Arboleda who grew up in Japan and co-producer Michael Tow, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 10, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on LA Times: New Push for Holiday to Honor Multiracial People

LA Times: New Push for Holiday to Honor Multiracial People

posted by Randall
Loving Day

Loving Day celebration in Wilmington, DE.

A hapa from New York is leading the charge for a holiday to mark the day the ban on mixed marriages was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court, reports the Los Angeles Times.

49 years ago this Sunday, the Supreme Court ruled on Loving vs. Virginia which struck … Read more

Campus

May 25, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on AAPI Nexus Journal Projects State of Asian America in 2040

AAPI Nexus Journal Projects State of Asian America in 2040

posted by Randall

AAPI Nexus Journal

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Asian Americans will be more multiracial, more American-born and greater in numbers in 2040, according to volume 1 of the AAPI Nexus Journal released yesterday.

The community is expected to remain the fastest growing population in the country, increasing by 74% over the next 25 years.  Pacific Islanders will … Read more

Blogs

Blog: Who Gets to Be Asian?

posted by Louis Chan
Hapa

Photo by Karl Koenen

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

As much as we as Asian Americans like to talk about diversity, Asian America can be a very exclusive club to some.

Those who don’t happen to be East Asian can feel excluded from the larger Asian American experience.

A group of students at Stanford … Read more

Campus

Feb 7, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Campus Round Up: Push for Asian American Studies & Peer Counseling for Multiracial Students

Campus Round Up: Push for Asian American Studies & Peer Counseling for Multiracial Students

posted by Randall

Dartmouth Asian American Studies petition

(Campus Round Up is a new feature on AsAmNews about the news and concerns of Asian American students on campuses nationwide. If you have an item of interest from your campus, email it to us at info at asamnews.com or use the hashtag #AsAmNewCampus.)
A hapa student at Yale has launched a movement to establish … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Parents (of multiracial kids) Just Don’t Understand

posted by Randall

Raising Mixed RaceBy Alice Wong

Talking about race is complicated enough but how do parents of multiracial Asian American children talk to their kids about race and racial identity? What are the experiences of multiracial Asian American children? What’s missing in the media representations of multiracial kids?

Writer, scholar and activist Sharon H. Chang talked with AsAmNewsRead more

HAPA

Nov 7, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Pew: Who’s Multiracial Depends on How You Ask

Pew: Who’s Multiracial Depends on How You Ask

posted by Randall

Hapa

Measuring multi-racial identity is harder than it may seem, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

Pew broke it down and found depending on how you asked greatly influenced the final outcome.

Method 1 is known as the standard two-question measure. Anyone who listed more than one or more race is … Read more

HAPA

Sep 17, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Mic: Biracial Pride Sweeps Twitter. #BiracialLooksLike

Mic: Biracial Pride Sweeps Twitter. #BiracialLooksLike

posted by Randall

Jaxa Saxena

If you see a sudden rash of photos on Twitter of biracial families and individuals, you have Jaxa Saxena to thank.

Saxena is part Indian and part White. She started the hashtag #BiracialLooksLike and told Mic she was inspired by ignorance.

“Among many biracial/multiracial people I know, there is anxiety over whether we look enough … Read more

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