Thursday 19th January 2017,

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Chinese American

Two Asian American Churches Hit by Racist Vandals

posted by Randall

Taiwanese Christian Church

Swastikas were etched into the glass of the Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church


 
A pastor of the Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church in San Jose found swastikas etched into the glass of his community center.
 
ABC7 News reports this is one of a number of incidents that have affected the mostly Chinese congregation at the … Read more

Blogs

Waiting for California Gov Jerry Brown to Sign Three Bills into Law

posted by Randall
Jerry Brown

By California Air Resources Board from Sacramento, United States – Governor Jerry Brown

By Ed Diokno

We’re waiting, trying to be patient, but we can’t help that a little bit of doubt is starting to creep in.

California’s Gov. Jerry Brown has three bills on his desk, waiting for his signature. There are three that … Read more

Asian Americans

Some Groups Oppose Getting More Information about Asian Americans

posted by Louis Chan

AB 1726 ProtestAB 1726By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 

The same divide that exists among Asian groups over affirmative action in higher education is surfacing again–this time in California over a bill that would disaggregate data among Asian Americans.

The social media activist group 18 Million Rising is urging people to call their legislators to urge passage … Read more

Being Hapa

Being Hapa: Facing Racial Discrimination on Multiple Fronts

posted by Randall
Laylita Day

Laylita Day is seen in the rear center of this photo from 2003

By Laylita Day
Being Hapa

Growing up half Asian in the rural, heavily White South was not easy. In the eyes of most people there, my mother was Asian, thus I was entirely Asian too, despite the fact that I am and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

SF Gate: Jason Wu Opens Up to The SF Chronicle

posted by Randall

Jason Wu30-year old fashion designer Jason Wu will be the featured guest at the annual San Francisco Opera Guild  fashion show fundraiser on March 21.

” The Art of Fashion: Jason Wu”  will be held at San Francisco City Hall and will be highlighted by a cocktail party, runway show and buffet dinner.

He recently talked … Read more

Community Issues

KPCC: California’s Asian American’s Divided by Class

posted by Randall

 

ChinatownA new report finds that Asian Americans in California are divided by class, education and language, reports KPCC.

The findings come following a surge in the Asian American population in the last decade. Between 2000 & 2010, the Asian American population in the Golden State increased by 34 percent followed by Native Hawaiian … Read more

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