The Daily Pennsylvania reports that a Taco Bell employee who described an Asian American customer on a sales receipt as “Steve Chink” has been fired.
The incident went viral and attracted lots of media attention from AsAmNews and other outlets after In Young Lee posted about what happened to him on Facebook.
“We do not … Read more
This has happened so often it’s become a pattern.
This time it was Taco Bell. Other times it has been some other outlets.
A medical student from the University of Pennsylvania had to look twice after he noticed on his receipt that he had been identified as Steve Chink.
In Young Lee said on his … Read more
Police are investigating accusations from an Uber driver that a passenger put a gun to his head, reports WQAD.
“I hate Turban people,” Gurjeet Singh quoted his passenger as saying.
Singh says the passenger began questioning him about his citizenship status, even asking him “Do you serve … Read more
Students at Burlingame High are trying to come to grips with their own student sections insensitivity towards Mills High, a predominantly Asian American school in Millbrae.
It … Read more
A sports talk host on a Boston radio station has been suspended for five days after impersonating sports super agent Don Yee with a fake Asian accent.
The real Yee is Chinese American and speaks with no accent at all.
Christian Fauria is a former New England Patriot who works for WEEI FM.
Yee represents … Read more
Now he’s showing even while injured, he can put on some pretty slick moves.
Lin called out a racist troll on Twitter who called him the “C” word, a “ch*nk.”
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Oh? Don’t do that. Asians are speaking out too…we aren’t
A high school basketball game had to be suspended after students began directing racial slurs at an Asian American and African American basketball player in Cincinnati, reports Cincinnati.com.
‘Hey No. 2, open your eyes,'” students from Elder High School are accused of chanting at a multiracial Asian player. “‘Hey, No. 2 can you open … Read more
A just surfaced Instagram post showing children pulling their eyes back in a mocking gesture of Asians has gotten a staffer for a New York State Senator suspended, reports the New York Post.
Daiquan Frasier is the community coordinator for Senator Brian Benjamin. He posted a photo in 2016 … Read more
First-generation Indian and Pakistani Americans, Yumna Khan and Nida Chowdhry, have created a six-episode dramedy, Unfair & Ugly, to challenge taboos that prevail in Muslim South Asian culture, reports The News on Sunday.
Unfair & Ugly is a phrase-twist on the skin-bleaching creams like Fair & Lovely which are incessantly marketed to desi … Read more
A bar in Houston accused of keeping out Asian Americans and other people of color has settled a discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney Generals office, reports ABC13.
The Gaslamp Bar which has since changed its name to 360 Midtown was accused of only charging an admittance fee to minorities and unfairly enforcing … Read more