Wednesday 29th March 2017,

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Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

posted by Lisa Dinh
Asian American male model

An Asian American male model shatters the stereotype of AAPI men as unattractive and nerdy

Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive,  to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.

The Huffington Post recently outlined 10 instances when the community made headlines and shattered the silent … Read more


An Open Letter to the New York Times to Expand who They See as Asian American

posted by Randall

Asian Americans

 By Ed Diokno


It’s October- Filipino American History Month – but you’d never know it if you read the New York Times.


Once again, brown Asians were marginalized – or just plain ignored – when the Old Grey Lady did a story about Asian Americans responding to a racist encounter aimed at their
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Bad Ass Asians

Queens Assemblyperson Ron Kim to AsAmNews: “I Have Never Changed My Stance” on Nail Salon Reform

posted by ShirleyNLew

Nail salonBy Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

Two articles written in AsAmNews have drawn the ire of New York Assemblyperson Ron Kim, who in 2012 became the first Korean American ever elected in New York State. The articles questioned whether contributions from the nail salon industry to Kim’s campaign had caused him to “flip … Read more

Community Issues

Are Filipino Americans the Forgotten Asian Americans?

posted by Randall
Philippine-American War

Filipino soldiers who were injured in a war largely unacknowledged in U.S. history books, the Philippine-American War

A mini-documentary produced by the New York Times on race and Asian Americans is being criticized for its exclusion of Filipino Americans.

In a blog from E.J.R. David and published by Psychology Today, David writes:

“Uhm, I

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Asian Americans

NY Times Discusses Race with Asian Americans

posted by Randall
Conversations on race

“My parents meant ‘white’ Americans.”

By Ed Diokno

Conversations on Race, the New York Times’ year-long series of Op-Docs, or videos, featured some young Asian Americans this week. The subjects  who appear to be in their 20s, talk about how stereotypes unfairly confine them – particularly the “model minority” myth.

“As the subjects of Read more

Chinese American

Channel News Asia: Chinese Millionaire Claims to Be in Talk to Buy the NY Times

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

New York TimesThe colorful millionaire, Chen Guangbiao, claims he is in talks to buy the New York Times.

Guangbiao is best known for his outlandish displays of goodwill including when he handed out cash to victims of China’s 2008  earthquake and sold “canned fresh air” to residents of smog-ridden Beijing.

According to the Chinese wealth publisher the … Read more

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Asian American Journalists Association Refuses to Meet with Dept of Justice. @AAJA

posted by Randall

AAJAIn a statement released on Facebook this morning, the Asian American Journalists Association said it would decline an invitation to meet with the Department of Justice to discuss guidelines of how DOJ investigates reporters.

Paul Cheung, President of AAJA said in a statement:

“AAJA appreciates the invitation to meet with the U.S. Department of Justice
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