Tuesday 17th January 2017,

Posts by Tag: racism»

Filipino American

Racist Rant against Filipino American Caught on Tape

posted by Randall

Dexter Manawat racist rantSometimes you need to hold up a mirror to someone before they realize how stupid they really are.
That’s what a Filipino American man in Las Vegas did to his neighbor after she went on a racist rant over a dispute over the raking of leaves.
“Where did I come from?” Manawat asked … Read more

Chinese American

Signs of the Times: Making America White Again

posted by Randall
Islamphobic sign

This sign was posted in a New Mexico business. From KOB

By Ed Diokno

Ominous signs are starting to appear.

On the last day of 2016, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, urged a New Mexico business to remove an anti-Muslim and anti-President Obama sign.

A … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Fifth Most Viewed Story of Year: The Day A New York Chinese Immigrant Had Had Enough

posted by Randall
Peiyin Shih

Peiyin Shih accused a Dunkin Donut employee of ridiculing her accent

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

(Editor Note: Today we begin our countdown of the top 5 most viewed stories of 2016 on AsAmNews with a look at number 5)

I doubt seriously that what happened to Peiyin Shih at a Dunkin Donut Shop … Read more


Blog: We Will Not Go Quietly into the Night

posted by Randall

Donald TrumpBy Ed Diokno

No! I will not give Donald Trump any slack.

It has been three weeks since that black day in November when Donald Trump surprised almost everyone in the world to upset Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The passage of time has not soften my feelings about the man.

My only solace to come … Read more

Asian Americans

Two Racist Attacks against Asians Reported in New York

posted by Randall
New York Subway train

By krispy from NYC, Creative Commons

Despite it’s large Asian American population, New York has been the scene of two racist attacks against Asians this holiday week.

At least one of the perpetrators was seemingly inspired by the recent election of Donald Trump to the presidency.

Two Chinese American woman were eating in a … Read more

Chinese American

Two Asian American Churches Hit by Racist Vandals

posted by Randall

Taiwanese Christian Church

Swastikas were etched into the glass of the Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church

A pastor of the Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church in San Jose found swastikas etched into the glass of his community center.
ABC7 News reports this is one of a number of incidents that have affected the mostly Chinese congregation at the … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Trump Tells Supporters Harassing Minorities: “Don’t Do It.” “Stop It.”

posted by Randall

Donald Trump on 60 Minutes

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

In his first sit down interview since being elected, President-elect Donald Trump acknowledged that some of his supporters may be harassing minorities after being asked about incidents directed at Latinos and Muslims.

“I am so saddened to hear that,” he said on 60 Minutes. “I say, ‘Stop it.’ … Read more


Blog: What Just Happened?

posted by Randall

President Donald Trump


By Ed Diokno


I’m numb. What just happened?

President Donald Trump. Excuse me, I feel sick to my stomach.

It’s devastating to someone who believes in a pluralistic society, that diversity is an asset.

Donald Trump just scored the most stunning upset in the history of the United States — maybe in the

Read more

East Asian American

Chicagoist: Abusive Audiences Push Asian American Comic Off Second City Stage

posted by Randall
Peter Kim

Peter Kim

Heckling is nothing new on the comedy scene, but when that heckling turns to vile hate speech, racism and homophobia, even the most seasoned comic might be a bit stunned.

Chicago’s famed Second City has seen four performers quit over what they consider to be out of control audience members spewing hate from … Read more


Get Social

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 270 other subscribers

AsAmNews has Asian America in Its Heart

Please support AsAmNews by sharing & commenting on our stories

Like Us on Facebook & follow on Twitter