Wednesday 24th May 2017,

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“Real F*ck Up” in Hotel Opening of Chinatown Opium Den

posted by Louis Chan

Hotel 50 Bowery
A new hotel just opened in New York Chinatown is apologizing after publicizing one of its bars as an opium den, reports DNA Info.

It didn’t take long for the backlash to hit the Hotel 50 Bowery.

“As someone who lives here and as someone with neighbors and family in the community with … Read more


Comments Made by Princeton Admissions Officers Add Fuel to Affirmative Action Debate

posted by Randall

PrincetonDocuments made public by Buzzfeed through the Freedom of Information Act may give a boost to the argument that Asian Americans face discrimination in admissions.

The documents reveal comments made by admissions officers on applications to Princeton from Asian American applicants.

Common comments included “very familiar profiles,” “standard premeds,” or “difficult to pluck out.”

The … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian Americans with Some College Most Likely to Intermarry

posted by Randall
Interracial Marriage

photo by Anthony Van Dyck

A new study released by the Pew Research Center has found Asian Americans with some college education are the most likely to marry someone from another race.

The results quantify what many in the community know about mixed marriages.

Among all ethnic groups, Asian Americans are the most likely to … Read more

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“Asian AF”: Asian American Performers in the Spotlight

posted by Brittney Le
Will Choi

Will Choi

“First you make them laugh, then you make them listen.”

That’s what actress Keiko Agena says about Asian AF,an Asian American variety show in Los Angeles to combat the underrepresentation of Asians in Hollywood, reports ABC News

The actress from Gilmore Girls and 13 Reasons Why was one of the featured performers … Read more


UPDATE: Walmart Apparently Removes from Sale Novelty Item with Racist Asian Caricature

posted by Louis Chan
Walmart button

This button featuring an offensive image was being sold on until AsAmNews brought it to our reader’s attention.

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

UPDATED: 7:30 p.m.: Within hours after being contacted by AsAmNews, appears to have removed a novelty button featuring a racist Asian caricature.

The previous link to the item is … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Teen Wolf Star Arden Cho Speaks Out on Identity, Representation and Self Doubt

posted by Randall

Arden ChoArden Cho may be a celebrity, but the star of MTV’s Teen Wolf still faces self doubt just like the rest of us.

The 5’3″ actress was recording some new music with friends at Boston’s Berklee College when she overheard someone say “wow, I thought she’d be taller”.

“I literally had one of those moments … Read more

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The Accidental Asian Tourist

posted by Randall

Sam LouieBy Sam Louie
Psychology Today

I recently had the opportunity to visit Europe to teach on the concept of cultural Asian shame and addiction in Switzerland. Part of this opportunity allowed me to do some sightseeing in other parts of the continent, so my wife and I spent some time in Paris.

What intrigued me … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Chloe Bennet, Ken Jeong & Randall Park talk Asian American Progress at Celebration of East West Players

posted by Randall

By Kanika Lal
It was an evening to celebrate, and to contemplate.
The nation’s first Asian American theater organization – East West Players – held their 51st Anniversary Visionary Awards and Silent Auction at the Hilton Universal in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 24.
The pioneers of Hollywood’s multicultural scene … Read more


On Randomly Being Picked Asian

posted by Randall

David Dao
By Andrew Lam
New America Media

In America, when a source of authority says it randomly singles you out, you should always be wary.

On Monday, video surfaced of a Vietnamese American, David Dao, being forcefully dragged from a United Airlines flight departing Chicago for Louisville, Kentucky. Dao, 69, had allegedly refused to voluntarily give … Read more

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Mar 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Coach Benched After Mocking Asian American Player in San Francisco

Coach Benched After Mocking Asian American Player in San Francisco

posted by Randall

Galileo High School, San FranciscoThe San Francisco Unified School District has confirmed to the San Francisco Chronicle that a high school baseball coach has been suspended after being accused of mocking an Asian American player.

Don Papa has been head coach since 2004 at Galileo, a high school with a large Asian American student population.

Papa allegedly used a … Read more


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