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
By Priyal Patel
Currently on tour, comedian Jo Koy has made his way to San Jose, CA. Koy will be performing this weekend at the San Jose Improv May 8-10. I had a chance to chat with Jo about his work, tour, and what it means to represent the Filipino and Asian American communities … Read more
Fans lashed out at a Chinese American singer, songwriter and actor for using the term “chinked out, ” reports 24/7.
In a post in the Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo, Leehom Wang wrote “bringing chinked-out to the entire world.”
Wang who is based in Taiwan has built quite a fan base in Asia, but … Read more
The Japanese American Citizens League released a statement this week condemning Stephen Colbert’s “use of racist jokes to make a larger point about bigotry and ignorance,” reports Rafu Shimpo.
In a much publicized episode of the Colbert Report, the comedian and satirist ridiculed Washington’s NFL team owner Dan Snyder for using the much maligned team … Read more
Since that time, Kelley-Wagner has received numerous comments about her girls she considers both offensive and racist, according to Yahoo Shine(Photos from Wagner’s Facebook page).
The term chop chop generally means to hurry up, but it’s usually directed towards someone you might consider a subordinate or even subservient.
NPR traced the origins of the term and found it has an Asian root. It comes from the Cantonese word kap which means to make haste.
It … Read more