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Teacher Accused of Making Disparaging Remarks about Asians. Groups Call for Firing

posted by Randall

Bergen County Academies2Korean American groups are calling for the firing of a New Jersey teacher at a prestigious public high school in Bergen County.

NorthJersey.com reports the demand from a coalition of 10 groups came a week after the organizations expressed concerns about allegations the teacher had told students she hates Koreans.

“The Korean-American community in Bergen … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Resolution to Make Edison, New Jersey a “Fair and Welcoming City” Stalled

Resolution to Make Edison, New Jersey a “Fair and Welcoming City” Stalled

posted by Louis Chan

Sapana Shah

Edison , New Jersey Councilwoman Sapana Shah

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
An Indian American councilmember in New Jersey is expressing frustration her efforts to make Edison a “fair and welcoming city” have been stalled.

The resolution by Sapana Shah recommends that police in Edison not cooperate with enforcement of federal immigration laws … Read more

East Asian American

Dec 10, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Protestors Block Deportation Center in New Jersey. Updated

Protestors Block Deportation Center in New Jersey. Updated

posted by Randall

Deportation Protest, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Updated 1:37pm Eastern

Demonstrators this morning braved the snow and the frigid cold in Elizabeth, New Jersey to block the Elizabeth Detention Center in protest of what they say are the arbitrary deportation quotas of the Obama administration.
The temperature at 9 a.m. Eastern in Elizabeth was 33 degrees.
Police used electric chain cutters to … 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

Jun 20, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on LA Daily News: Glendale Looking to Build 1st Memorial on West Coast to Comfort Women

LA Daily News: Glendale Looking to Build 1st Memorial on West Coast to Comfort Women

posted by Randall

A memorial to comfort women may be built in Glendale Central Park in the city of Glendale, CA, reports the LA Daily News,

It would be the first such memorial on the West Coast. . The other is in Palisades Park, New Jersey and another is being considered Ft. Lee, New Jersey … Read more

Top Story

Jun 13, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Press of Atlantic City: Growth of Asian Population up 6% in Two Years

Press of Atlantic City: Growth of Asian Population up 6% in Two Years

posted by Randall

Asian Americans remain the fastest growing population in the United States, reports the Press of Atlantic City.

Nationally, the number of people describing themselves as Asian or Asian American grew by 6 percent from 2010 to 2012.

The numbers from the American Community Survey show there are 18.9 million … Read more

Community Issues

May 24, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on North Jersey.com: Korean Americans Petition Schools to Teach About East Sea Controversy

North Jersey.com: Korean Americans Petition Schools to Teach About East Sea Controversy

posted by Randall

Sea of Japan

A controversy between Japan and Korea is making its way into at least three New Jersey school districts with large Korean populations, reports North Jersey.com.

The Korean American Association of New Jersey has petitioned administrators at, Ft Lee,  Leonia and Palisades Parks to purchase text books which refers to the Sea of Japan also … Read more

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