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Oct 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans’ Image of Mental Resilience Hides Unspoken Stresses

Asian Americans’ Image of Mental Resilience Hides Unspoken Stresses

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By Alexis Anderson

One of the most comprehensive efforts to measure comparable rates of psychiatric disorders among different racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. found that Asian Americans appear to be paragons of stable mental health.

 

Asian Americans have a 2.1 percent lifetime chance of having a generalized anxiety disorder, according to the … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Oct 23, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Updated: Missing Child Found Dead. Adoptive Parents in Court for Custody Hearing

Updated: Missing Child Found Dead. Adoptive Parents in Court for Custody Hearing

posted by Randall
Sherin Mathews

3-year-old Sherin Mathews has apparently been found dead two weeks after her disappearance

One day after their adopted daughter was apparently found dead less than a mile from their home, Wesley Mathews and his wife were in court today to fight for custody of their biological daughter, reports WFAA

3-year-old Sherin Mathews has been missing … Read more

Crime

Oct 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Father Arrested in Disappearance of his Adopted Daughter Fights for Custody

Father Arrested in Disappearance of his Adopted Daughter Fights for Custody

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Wesley Mathews

Wesley Mathews

A father charged with child endangerment after the disappearance of his adopted daughter from India will be in court tomorrow to fight for the custody of his biological daughter, reports CBS DFW.

Wesley Mathews was arrested by Richardson, Texas police near Dallas after he told authorities two weeks ago his daughter went … Read more

Crime

Oct 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Indian Girl Missing Near Dallas. Father Arrested

Indian Girl Missing Near Dallas. Father Arrested

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Sherin MathewsThe adoptive father of a 3-year-old Indian girl is under arrest for suspected child endangerment in a suburb of Dallas, reports Raw Story.

Authorities say Wesley Mathews, 37, punished his daughter for not drinking her milk by sending her out alone in an alley behind her home.

NBC5 reports Sherin Matthews has been missing … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Sep 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Master of None Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Writing

Master of None Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Writing

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By Ed Diokno

Diversity – racial, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle – was threaded throughout the Emmy awards show Sunday night – from the opening monologue by Jimmy Kimmel to the series of awards to actors of color.starting with the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy, won by Ansari Aziz and Alan Wang for

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Campus

May 4, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Teens under Pressure in Silicon Valley? CDC Studies High Suicide Rate

Asian Teens under Pressure in Silicon Valley? CDC Studies High Suicide Rate

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Suicide and teensBy Ed Diokno

Over the course of nine months in 2009 and 2010, six Palo Alto teenagers committed suicide. Between 2010 and 2014, an average of 20 children and young adults killed themselves annually in Santa Clara County, where Palo Alto is located.

The deaths in the city constitute two recent “suicide clusters” (multiple … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Parents (of multiracial kids) Just Don’t Understand

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Raising Mixed RaceBy Alice Wong

Talking about race is complicated enough but how do parents of multiracial Asian American children talk to their kids about race and racial identity? What are the experiences of multiracial Asian American children? What’s missing in the media representations of multiracial kids?

Writer, scholar and activist Sharon H. Chang talked with AsAmNewsRead more

Bad Ass Asians

Broadway Actor Stands Up for Autistic Child

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Loh, Kelvin Moon

Kelvin Moon Loh with AsAmNews art & culture reporter Lia Chang

It was an awkward moment for both the audience and performing actors this week during a matinee performance of the Tony Award winning revival of the The King & I.

Kelvin Moon Loh who’s part of the ensemble cast wrote about it on his … Read more

Blogs

Daily Kos: Asian Americans Have Themselves to Blame for Cameron Crowe and Emma Stone

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Emma StoneThere’s been a lot of outrage in the Asian American community over the whitewashing of Emma Stone’s character Allison Ng in the Cameron Crowe movie Aloha.  However, an open letter published in the Daily Kos wonders if Asian Americans have misdirected their rage.

Sure Hollywood is to blame and it was Cameron Crowe who bears … Read more

Campus

Jan 11, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on International Examiner: Asian Immigrants Struggle with Standardized Tests

International Examiner: Asian Immigrants Struggle with Standardized Tests

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SAT PrepAsian immigrant students learning a new language in the United States face additional barriers to passing standardized test and parents aren’t in a position to help them, reports the International Examiner.

Greater access to educational policies about these tests are essential if parents are to help their children navigate these tests, according to Susan … Read more

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