By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
A survey of nearly 500 mostly young Asian American men has found 85 percent of the respondents have experienced some form of harassment at school. 35 percent experienced similar harassment in the work place.
The account in the San Francisco Chronicle by columnists Phil Matier and Andy Ross has been substantiated by two parents.
Nakia Kashima, a parent … Read more
The Delaware State Assembly’s two chambers unanimously passed a resolution declaring April “Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month,” reports Tribune India. State Governor John Carney welcomed the notion; he recently met with and pledged help to the Indian American community, which he noted has been suffering from an outbreak of hate … 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
Three Muslim students tried to visit Oklahoma lawmaker John Bennett on Thursday at the State Capitol when they were handed a questionnaire at his office to fill out, which included the question “The Koran, the sunna of Mohammed and Sharia Law of all schools say that the husband can beat his … Read more
What is it like to be an Asian woman in America? Well, the comedy duo SJ & Ginny created a wonderful video series called Quiet Tiny Asian to show just that, as it features an Asian American woman exposing her baby niece to The Woman’s Guide to Being … Read more
Best-selling Chinese American author Jamie Ford took to Facebook and his personal website to report how he was treated at Highland Park High School on Thursday as keynote speaker of the town’s literary festival, reports Dallas News. Ford, who debuted in 2009 with Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, … Read more