By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer
“Asian people are good at science”.
One might assume that the so-called “model minority” faces no discrimination in the workplace. However, in a white paper from UC Hastings School of Law by Joan William, Rachel M. Korn, and Su Li, this stereotype is challenged. Asian women in … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
The Federal Court in the District of Idaho has handed an Asian American student a legal victory in his discrimination lawsuit against Idaho State University.
The court approved a motion by attorneys for defendant Jun Yu to expand his complaint from three to 18 counts of wrongdoing.… Read more
Both a former and current faculty member of the University of Michigan are filing a lawsuit claiming racial discrimination and harassment, reports The Michigan Daily.
The plaintiffs are seeking over $25,000 in damages, claiming that the discrimination they have suffered at the university has led to lost salaries and emotional harm. Scott Kurashige was … Read more
This may not be a coincidence, according to a story in Think Progress.
The latest to file a case is Tina Huang who is seeking class action status in her discrimination case against Twitter. Huang … Read more
Officer Sherman Mah, a Chinese American, Officer Richard Wolfington, a Native American, and Sergeant Manuel Garcia, a Hispanic American, claim they were subjected to racially derogatory remarks and harsh treatment by their superiors at the Everett Police Department. … Read more
By Alice Wong
note from the editor: This is the first of a 2-part interview with Dr. Ellen D. Wu (pictured left), assistant professor of history at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is the author of the upcoming book, The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority, … Read more