By Katherine Kam
New America Media
Can hate be healed? The question has been central to Tim Zaal’s life.
When Zaal was 17, he and his friends went looking for a night-time brawl in West Hollywood. Near a crowded hangout called Oki Dogs on Santa Monica Boulevard, they spotted a group of young people and … Read more
Cornerstone Cafe in New York City has fired one of their employees after she wrote the racial slur “ching chong” on the receipt of an Asian customer, reports the International Business Times.
Ziggy Chau, a friend of the Asian woman, posted a picture of the receipt on Facebook, asking people to boycott the … Read more
In the entertainment industry, some believe bad publicity is better than no publicity at all.
When you have nothing going for you, often times that’s the strategy b-stars often rely on to boost their careers.
Former Apprentice contestant and Miss Oregon Jennifer Murphy apparently believes … 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
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
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
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
Hawaii State Rep. Beth Fukumoto is considering a switch from the Republican Party after she was removed from her position as Hawaii’s House minority leader earlier this week.
Fukumoto told NBC News that she no longer felt she was able to defend the Republican Party and its actions. Fukumoto claims she has … Read more
Jeannie Harrell, the woman that scrawled, “F— this hate crime s—,” It’s 2015,” with her lipstick on the window of Chop-Chop Chinaman Restaurant had her court appearance rescheduled from April 8 to April 28, reports the Chicago Tribune.
In February, Harrell got tired of walking by Chop-Chop Chinaman restaurant in Boystown, IL because she … Read more