A 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
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
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
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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1/ Bullying during surgical residency is a serious
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
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
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
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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A 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