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UPDATE: Radio Host Fired Over Comment about Chloe Kim, But Remains on XM Radio

posted by Randall
Patrick Connor

Photo:KNBR

A radio sports talk host is out of a job this morning after making a crude comment about Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim.

The Athletic reported that Connor was let go by KNBR in San Francisco where he hosted the early morning Shower Hour.

Connor, who called the 17-year old snowboarder “a hot piece … Read more

Community Issues

Train Rider told to “Go Back to Asia. God Bless Trump”

posted by Louis Chan

Jeanne Heo AssailantBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

An Asian American woman was accosted on a train in North Hollywood by a fellow passenger who went into a profanity-laced tirade about Asian men with small d*cks.

“Go back to Asia,” the man is seen on video saying while giving the woman the finger. “Nuke you, nuke you. … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on First Asian American Miss America Joined Call for Resignation of Pageant Executives

First Asian American Miss America Joined Call for Resignation of Pageant Executives

posted by Randall
Angela Baraquio-Grey

Angela Baraquio-Grey via www.angelaperezbaraquio.com

Angela Baraquio-Grey is among 49 former Miss Americas who called for the resignation of pageant CEO Sam Haskell and two other executives after crude emails surfaced, reports Hawaii News Now.

In 2001, Baraquio-Grey became the first Asian American and Filipino American to win the pageant.

The Huffington Post reported Haskell regularly … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Child and Mother Hit with Verbal and Physical Abuse

posted by Louis Chan

Lisa Factora-BorchersBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Tempers flared in line at Target in the final days before Christmas and the target appeared to be a two-year -old child and her Filipina American mom.

Lisa Factora-Borchers, who is the editorial director at Bitch Media, tweeted about the incident.

Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Resistance Defeats Racists in A Galaxy Not Far Away

posted by Randall
Kelly Marie Tran with John Boyega

Kelly Marie Tran with John Boyega

Someone needs to get a life.

While they’re at it, they might want to get a brain as well.

And let’s not stop there, how about a heart?

The Evil Empire took over the Wookieepedia fan page of Rose Tico-played by the first woman of color to be featured … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Report: Asian American to Co-Lead Women Production Company

Report: Asian American to Co-Lead Women Production Company

posted by Randall
Janice Min

By Austin Hargrave – Provided by The Hollywood Reporter via Wikimedia Commons

Janice Min, former editor of US Weekly who is also credited with turning around the Hollywood Reporter, will reportedly run a new TV and digital production company.

The New York Post reports Min will launch an LA based start up with ex-CBS entertainment … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 13, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Victim of Acid Attack Shows Extraordinary Courage

Victim of Acid Attack Shows Extraordinary Courage

posted by Randall

By Tinabeth Piña
@AsianAmericanLife

Imagine your life completely changing in one single instant. How would you handle it? Could you handle it? And is it possible you become an even better person from it?

12 years ago – at just 19 years old — Monica Singh’s life & appearance were drastically changed when … Read more

Asian Americans

100 AAPI Organizations Sign Letter of Resistance vs. Trump

posted by Randall
Women's March in Oakland3

Filipino Americans joined the Women’s March in Oakland, California last Jan. 21.

By Ed Diokno

In a strange way, Donald Trump is uniting us.

The momentum from last weekend’s Women’s Marches across the country and supportive demonstrations around the world, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the anti-Vietnam demonstrations of the 60s and … Read more

Blogs

Men of Color and Feminism

posted by Sudip Bhattacharya
Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth

By Sudip Bhattacharya

“I have ploughed, and planted, and gathered into barns and no man could head me! And ain’t I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man—when I could get it—and bear the lash as well! And ain’t I a woman? I have borne thirteen … Read more

Campus

Mar 26, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Rafu Shimpo: Florin JACL Demands School Accountability for Racist Incident

Rafu Shimpo: Florin JACL Demands School Accountability for Racist Incident

posted by Randall

McClatchy High SchoolThe Florin Chapter of the Japanese American Citizenship League is demanding accountability in the wake of a racist incident at a girl’s high school basketball game in Sacramento between McClatchy and Oak Ridge.

In a letter published in Rafu Shimpo from the Florin JACL and sent to the El Dorado Union High School District in … Read more

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