Wednesday 29th March 2017,

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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


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


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


WBUR: Museum Apologizes for ‘Kimono Wednesdays’

posted by Randall

Kimono Wednesdays at MFA

A conversation at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts about last summer’s controversial Kimono Wednesdays kicked off Sunday with an apology from the Museum’s director, reports WBUR.

“I want to start with our acknowledgement and apology,” said Matthew Teitelbaum. ” He was particularly critical of the event’s original title, Flirting with the Exotic. “I … Read more


The Next Shark: Pick Up Artist in Asia is Public Enemy Number 1

posted by Randall

David Bond
He’s been described as “public enemy number one” by Asian media.
David Campbell, aka David Bond, is making a living traveling in Asia and picking up Asian women, according to The Next Shark.
He’s the newest incarnation of Julian Blanc, a man who just a year ago was accused of … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Asian Americans Absent from Victoria’s Secret Runway

posted by Randall

Victoria Secrets Model

Victoria’s Secret models strutted down the runway in their annual nationally televised fashion show this week on CBS.

Absent from the runway were any Asian American models.

There are those who see this as a lack of diversity. Asian American models deserve the exposure of such a high profiled program.

Skeptics, however, feel the absence … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Support for Ellen Pao Comes too Late

posted by Randall

Ellen Pao
When Ellen Pao was making headlines for suing Kleiner Perkins, she gained the support of many people who identified with her fight for equal pay and against gender discrimination in Silicon Valley.
When Pao was under attack by Reddit users for trying to eliminate some of the hate on that site, many of … Read more

Community Issues

ABS CBN: American Apparel CEO Reportedly Fired for Calling Filipinos ‘Pigs’

posted by Randall

Dov CharneyCourt documents recently filed by American Apparel detail racist remarks made by a former CEO who it fired last year, reports ABC CBN.

According to the documents, founder and former CEO Dov Charney told Filipino workers they were “”Filipino pigs…with your faces in the trough.”

He went on to say he would tell them … Read more

Asian Americans

Montreal Gazette: Asian Student Stunned by Racist & Sexist Facebook Comments

posted by Randall

Concordia University, MontrealAn Asian student at Concordia University in Montreal has gone public with screen shots of racist and sexist remarks directed at her during a Facebook chat, reports the Montreal Gazette.

The student leader went public with the matter after school administrators told her to ignore it and that they couldn’t do anything about it … Read more


Bold Italic: I’m a Fat Asian

posted by Randall

Jennifer ChenJennifer Chen isn’t fat by most standards, but she says she’s sure made to feel that way.

In her blog in Bold Italic, Chen remarks that the typical Asian women is expected to have a size two waist and slender legs. All women face the same ridiculous standards of beauty, but from where Chen … Read more


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