By Ed Diokno
And so begins the first of many anticipated battles.
Meeting in Washington D.C. Friday, civil rights leaders from The Leadership Conference, the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, the National Action Network, the NAACP, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., … Read more
Two Fox News executives met with representatives of the Asian American Journalists Association and other groups in New York Tuesday.
The meeting was called in response to the huge backlash after Chinese seniors were ridiculed and several stereotypes were resurrected on a Watters’ World segment aired during The O’Reilly … Read more
By Ed Diokno
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is joining the call by Asian American members of Congress and civil rights organization for an investigation on the targeting and prosecution of Chinese Americans suspected of spying.
A public affairs and government relations professional, she most
recently served as Chief of Staff for Congressman Ami Bera M.D. Her prior experience includes serving
as the Director of the Office of the President for Planned … Read more
The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans in a statement said it stands in solidarity with the people of Ferguson “during this time of loss and tragedy.”
Brown is an 18-year … Read more
(Note from the editor: After ten years as Executive Director of South Asians Americans Leading Together, Deepa Iyer is stepping down. Iyer is in a unique position to comment on the growth of the South Asian American community over that time. She agreed to answer a few questions for AsAmNews.)
How is SAALT different today … Read more
Asian American Pacific Islander leaders met with President Obama at the White House this afternoon and described the meeting as “really productive.” reports the Washington Post.
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies president Floyd Mori (pictured here) and Deepa Iyer, executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together and the chair of the National … Read more