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Asian Americans

Oct 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Study: Asian American Women in STEM Held Back by Stereotypes

Study: Asian American Women in STEM Held Back by Stereotypes

posted by Sophia Whittemore

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

Campus

Apr 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Discrimination Complaint by Asian American Student against Idaho State University Moves Forward

Discrimination Complaint by Asian American Student against Idaho State University Moves Forward

posted by Louis Chan
Jun Yu

Jun Yu

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

Asian Americans

Mar 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Professors file Discrimination Lawsuit Against University of Michigan

Asian American Professors file Discrimination Lawsuit Against University of Michigan

posted by Brittney Le

University of MichiganBoth 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

Blogs

Mar 26, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Think Progress: Asian American Women Face Additional Barriers in Silicon Valley

Think Progress: Asian American Women Face Additional Barriers in Silicon Valley

posted by Randall

Silicon ValleyThree high profile discrimination cases against three separate companies have been filed by Asian American women in Silicon Valley.

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

Chinese American

KOMO News: Everett police officers sue city for racial discrimination

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Everett Police DeptThree police officers in Everett, Wash. have filed a federal lawsuit against their department for racial discrimination.

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

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