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High Number of Asian Americans Say They Face Discrimination

posted by Randall

NPR Asian American Survey

A poll of a representative sample of 500 Asian Americans found a significant number in the community say they have personally experienced discrimination.

The survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is part of a larger survey of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, … Read more

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CNN Anchor Accused of Making Racist Comment to Spelling Bee Champ

posted by Brittney Le
Ananya Vinay

Ananya Vinay
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By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Intern

 

12-year-old Indian American Ananya Vinay spelled the word “marocain” Thursday night to win the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., reports NPR.

Vinay, a sixth grader from Fresno, Calif., has become the 13th Indian American in a row to win the Scripps … Read more

Asian Americans

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees is a Haunting yet Beautiful Collection

posted by Brittney Le

Pulitzer Prize winning author Thanh Nguyen

Pulitzer Prize winning author Thanh Nguyen

It’s a story of remembrance and loss. The ghost of her brother, killed by pirates during the escape from the Vietnam War, gives her a visit. And then she realizes she will never actually be able to forget him. This is the premise of Black-Eyed Women, the first … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 1, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Latino USA: Latinos & Asian Americans Join Forces

Latino USA: Latinos & Asian Americans Join Forces

posted by Randall

Cesar ChavezAsian Americans and Latinos have had a long history of working together.

From the Delano Grape Strike in 1965 to the present day with Asian Americans and Latinos joining together to fight for immigration reform, the collaboration between the Asian American and Latino communities has been a long one.

The NPR program Latino USA devoted … Read more

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Jul 12, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on LA Times: Arun Rath to Anchor Weekend All Things Considered. ht @theaerogram @npratc @SAAJAHQ

LA Times: Arun Rath to Anchor Weekend All Things Considered. ht @theaerogram @npratc @SAAJAHQ

posted by Randall

Arun RathArun Rath has been named anchor of the Weekend Edition of “All Things Considered” on National Public Radio, reports the Los  Angeles Times.

Rath is a member of the South Asian Journalists Association and currently is a reporter for PBS’ “Frontline” and “The World.”

“I’m especially excited to join the show as it reinvents … Read more

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