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Former White Supremacist Joins Son of Hate Crime Victim

posted by Randall

White Supremacists clash with police at rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. By Evan Nesterak - via Wikimedia Commons

White Supremacists clash with police at rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August
By Evan Nesterak – via Wikimedia Commons


 
A former White supremacist and the son of a Sikh man killed in a shooting spree at the hands of another White supremacist shared their message of love to a crowd of 200 in Madison, … Read more

Campus

Civil Rights Investigation Launched Over “You Won’t Feel Like You’re in China” Ad

posted by Randall

Suburban Express AdA shuttle bus company which boasted that its riders “won’t feel like you’re in China when you’re on our buses,” is now under a civil rights investigation, reports the NY Post.

Suburban Express has been subpoenaed by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan in an effort to determine if the company denied services based on … Read more

Asian Americans

High Number of Asian Americans Say They Face Discrimination

posted by Randall

NPR Asian American Survey

A poll of a representative sample of 500 Asian Americans found a significant number in the community say they have personally experienced discrimination.

The survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is part of a larger survey of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, … Read more

Campus

Offensive Bus Ad Tells Riders “You Won’t Feel Like You’re in China”

posted by Randall

Suburban Express Ad

A shuttle company is roundly being blasted for an offensive promotional email stating “You won’t feel like you’re in China when you’re on our buses.”

Suburban Express sent the email to advertise its shuttle service between the University of Illinois and various Chicago suburbs offered during the campus’ Christmas break, reported the Chicago Tribune

The … Read more

Campus

Asian American Medical Resident on Probation after Alleging Workplace Harassment

posted by Louis Chan

Eugene Gu

An accomplished and outspoken medical resident at Vanderbilt University in Nashville told AsAmnews he’s on probation following a series of tweets about ” bullying” at the university’s Medical Center.

On November 7, Gu tweeted about an incident he says happened earlier this year involving a fellow resident.

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Campus

Teacher Accused of Making Disparaging Remarks about Asians. Groups Call for Firing

posted by Randall

Bergen County Academies2Korean American groups are calling for the firing of a New Jersey teacher at a prestigious public high school in Bergen County.

NorthJersey.com reports the demand from a coalition of 10 groups came a week after the organizations expressed concerns about allegations the teacher had told students she hates Koreans.

“The Korean-American community in Bergen … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian American Police Officers Sue for Discrimination

posted by Randall

San Gabriel Police Department

A group of veteran police officers in San Gabriel near Los Angeles is suing the department for discrimination, according to KTLA.

Allen Sam, Wei “Gilbert” Lee, Sunny Kim, Vy Van and Nhat Huynh accuse fellow officers and police personnel of using racial slurs and carrying out acts of racial harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

All … Read more

Campus

New Jersey Teacher Accused of Telling Students She “Hated Koreans”

posted by Randall

Bergen County AcademiesKorean American groups in New Jersey are speaking out against a teacher at Bergen County Academies accused of telling students she “hated Koreans.”

NorthJersey.com reports students say the teacher instructed Korean students to raise their hands, and then said she hated Koreans. In another incident, she allegedly asked students about their cultures, told them she … Read more

Chinese American

Chinese Netizens May Have Chased Victoria Secrets Model Off China’s Runway

posted by Randall

Gigi Hadid

Super Victoria Secrets model Gigi Hadid has bowed out of the lingerie’s line much anticipated first runway show in China, reports the Telegraph

Hadid tweeted “I’m bummed I won’t be able to make it to China this year. Love my VS family, and will be with all my girls in spirit.”

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Community Issues

Connecticut School Cancels Muslim Speaker Due To Community Rage

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Bristol School SystemA middle school teacher in Bristol, Connecticut had arranged for a Muslim speaker to come into her World History class to talk about Islam. However, her plans were quickly derailed by community members emailing and calling her to express their concerns, some in a threatening manner.

Superintendent Susan Moreau took the decision to shut down … Read more

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