Residents in Guilford, Connecticut are reacting with outrage after someone spotted anti-Asian American slurs spray painted on a home there, reports Zip06.
The graffiti was quickly removed after being reported by a resident on Facebook.
“While on my run this morning I saw racial slurs spray painted on a house near downtown,” the post read. … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
This just goes to show you we have a long ways to go in educating people about Asian America.
Sports talk show host Mike Francesa learned while on the air last night that the word oriental is offensive to Asian Americans.
The term has long been associated … Read more
A school principal confirms an Asian American middle school student was racially harassed by several men in a neighborhood plastered with flyers from White supremacists.
It happened in Portland, Oregon near Hosford Middle School, reports Raw Story.
In the wake of a tumultuous election period and an increasingly-polarizing U.S., one can only hope that love wins out over hate and that people treat other people like equals. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case in a Sears department store in New Jersey as a woman spewed hate at a Latino family and an Indian … Read more
When you think about it, social media is really a mirror on society.
Unfortunately, sometimes that image isn’t pretty.
Frank Hong says he was shopping at an Asian grocery store in Scarborough near Toronto when a White shopper began berating the employees there for not speaking English.
“Go back … Read more
We’re learning of a blatantly racist remark directed at the 12-year old winner of the Scripps Spelling Bee.
This time it comes from an award winning professor from the University of North Dakota.
WDAZ reports Roxanne Vaughan made the remark on social media after Ananya Vinay of Fresno won the prestigious national competition.
“I’m sure … Read more
By Brittney Le
12-year-old Indian American Ananya Vinay spelled the word “marocain” Thursday night to win the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., reports NPR.
Vinay, a sixth grader from Fresno, Calif., has become the 13th Indian American in a row to win the Scripps … Read more
Ousted Denver Post reporter Terry Frei says people can call him an idiot or a moron for his tweet expressing discomfort at a race driver from Japan winning the Indy 500. Just don’t call him racist.
“If you want to call me an idiot, or if you want to call me a moron, … Read more
By Brittany Le
It’s something that usually goes under the radar – college students are told by those who haze them not to talk about it. But what’s … Read more