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Oct 24, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Groups condemn Southwest Airline’s treatment of Muslim passenger

Groups condemn Southwest Airline’s treatment of Muslim passenger

posted by Gabi Wy
Southwest Airlines

Photo by By MamaGeek

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), joined 30 other national and local civil rights organizations, including the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in condemning Southwest Airlines’ treatment of pregnant Muslim American professor Anila Daulatzai, in September.

In a letter to Southwest Airlines and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police (MDTA) last week, Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Kumail Nanjiani Nails Opening Monologue on SNL

Kumail Nanjiani Nails Opening Monologue on SNL

posted by Louis Chan

Kumail Nanjiani
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Kumail Nanjiani is on a roll. From his role on HBO’s popular series Silicon Valley to his critically acclaimed movie The Big Sick and now last night’s featured appearance on Saturday Night Live, if the comedian is not a house hold name yet, he’s certainly taking big … Read more

Community

Aug 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Fifth Anniversary of Oak Creek Massacre Remembered

Fifth Anniversary of Oak Creek Massacre Remembered

posted by Louis Chan

Sikh Temple Shooting at Oak Creek, WI

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Pardeep Kaleka is looking towards tomorrow’s commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the Oak Creek Massacre at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin with both “relentless optimism” and understandably, a “bit of somberness.”

The youth who will receive scholarships give him hope for the future, but memories of his father … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Anti-Muslim Rallies Planned for 30 Cities Saturday

posted by Randall

March Against ShariaA group described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as the nation’s largest anti-Muslim hate group is planning rallies in 30 cities Saturday, reports the Daily Beast.

ACT for America is being joined by Neo Nazis and White supremacists, not that there’s a difference between the groups.

Officially this is called a March Against … Read more

Community Issues

Jun 8, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Calls for “Internment Camps” Growing Among Trump Supporters

Calls for “Internment Camps” Growing Among Trump Supporters

posted by Randall

incarceration camp in Hawaii2This past weekend’s terrorist attacks in London has increased the call for Muslim internment camps.

Conservative talk show host Michael Savage is among the latest to advocate a return to incarceration camps which imprisoned 120,000 during World War II, reported the New York Daily News.

“Why don’t you intern all of them before they … Read more

Community Issues

May 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on New Report Finds 50 Percent Increase in Anti-Muslim Bias

New Report Finds 50 Percent Increase in Anti-Muslim Bias

posted by Len Patel
CAIR documents hate crime in 2016

CAIR News Conference releasing new report on anti-Muslim bias and hate crimes

By Len Patel
AsAmNews Correspondent

A new report released this morning entitled The Empowerment of Hate reveals a more than 50 percent increase in anti-Muslim bias incidents in 2016 over the previous year.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations held a news conference this … Read more

Uncategorized

Muslim Women Harassed while in line at Grocery Store and Bank

posted by Louis Chan

Trader Joe's Incident

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Comedian Jeremy McLellan has posted a video on his Facebook page that is anything but funny. It was one of two videos that have surfaced from two different parts of the country showing harassment of Muslims. The other incident took place in Washington state. More on that later.

The … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on 135 Years After the Chinese Exclusion Act, Asian Americans Say No More

135 Years After the Chinese Exclusion Act, Asian Americans Say No More

posted by Louis Chan

No More Exclusion

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

135 years after the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act, a rally will be held this Saturday in the heart of San Francisco Chinatown to say no more exclusion.

A coalition of community groups and activists has organized a Rally for Inclusion fearing what happened 135 years ago … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Apr 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on South Asian Americans Fear for their Safety

South Asian Americans Fear for their Safety

posted by Randall
Indian American leaders

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the Distinguished Indian Americans, in New York on September 27, 2014.

From Silicon Valley to New Jersey, concern is growing among South Asian Americans about their personal safety.

The growing climate of hate that some see as sweeping the country is definitely being noticed by Sikhs, Indian Americans, Muslims, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Play Huge Roles in Stopping Muslim Travel Ban

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Play Huge Roles in Stopping Muslim Travel Ban

posted by Randall
Doug Chin

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin

Three Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders knocked the White House for a loop when at the 11th hour, they succeeded in blocking the President’s travel ban from six mostly Muslim countries.

The orders by Judge Theodore Chuang from the district of Maryland and Derrick Watson from the district of Hawaii … Read more

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