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Asian Americans

Oct 12, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Survey Finds Racial Discrimination a Major Concern of Asian American Pacific Islanders Voters

Survey Finds Racial Discrimination a Major Concern of Asian American Pacific Islanders Voters

posted by Louis Chan

National Asian American Survey CoverBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A multilingual survey of 2,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander voters found that the economy and jobs, terrorism and racial discrimination are their three most important issues entering the election.

Both terrorism and the economy ranked high in a recent poll of the general electorate as well by the … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jul 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on KQED: Memorial Held for UC Berkeley Student Killed in Terrorist Attack in Bangladesh

KQED: Memorial Held for UC Berkeley Student Killed in Terrorist Attack in Bangladesh

posted by Randall
Tararishi Jain

Tararishi Jain

More than 100 students, faculty and staff attended an outdoor memorial service to remember Tarishi Jain, a 19-year old UC Berkeley student killed in the terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

KQED reports everyone from Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, Jain’s dorm roommate and friends and representatives from several campus organizations spoke.

Many in attendance held … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jul 4, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on 3 U.S. College Students Killed by Terrorists in Bangladesh

3 U.S. College Students Killed by Terrorists in Bangladesh

posted by Randall

Bangladesh terrorist attack July 2016

The students killed in the Dhaka terrorist attack are, from left, Abinta Kabir, Faraaz Hossain and Tarushi Jain.


 
By Ed Diokno
 
We’re learning more about the U.S. college students killed in Bangladesh.

The three students were from India and Bangladesh studying at two prestigious American universities, so it was not surprising that during … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 3, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7: Indian Student from UC Berkeley Among 22 Dead in Bangladesh

ABC7: Indian Student from UC Berkeley Among 22 Dead in Bangladesh

posted by Randall
Tararishi Jain

Tararishi Jain

Students at UC Berkeley are mourning the death of one of their own in the terrorist attack in a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh that left at least 22 people dead.

19-year-old student Tararishi Jain was spending the summer there for an internship on e-commerce and to visit her father who runs a business … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 2, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Filipina American Was the Third American to Die in the Brussels Blast

Filipina American Was the Third American to Die in the Brussels Blast

posted by Randall
Gail Martinez

Gail and Lt. Col. Martinez: She died as a result of the Brussels blasts and he remains in the ICU

By Ed Diokno

A Filipina American was the third American to die in last week’s Brussels attacks. Gail Minglana Martinez was traveling with her husband and four children when the blast claimed her life. It’s

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Asian Americans

Times Ledger: Spike in Hate Crimes against Asians in New York Could be Worse than Feared

posted by Randall

crimeA rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans in New York may be far worse than the numbers indicate, fear community leaders, elected officials and members of law enforcement who turned out for a recent community forum.

Bias crimes reported spiked from two in 2014 to 10 last year, but according to the Times Ledger,  Read more

Community Issues

Mar 14, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Report: U.S. Hate Groups Increase as Campaign Rhetoric Gets More Inciteful

Report: U.S. Hate Groups Increase as Campaign Rhetoric Gets More Inciteful

posted by Randall

Year in Hate & Extremism
 
By Ed Diokno

I never expected the election of Barack Obama as President to bring racial harmony to our country, but I also didn’t expect the vitriol of hatred that has arisen by putting an African American in the White House.

Seven years after Obama’s election, hate appears to be more intense than ever. 

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Community Issues

Nov 27, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Daily News: Armed Anti-Muslim Man Heading to New York Prompts FBI Warning

Daily News: Armed Anti-Muslim Man Heading to New York Prompts FBI Warning

posted by Randall
Jon Ritzheimer

Jon Ritzheimer

The New York Daily News is reporting the FBI has issued an alert by an armed man with strong anti-Islam views headed to New York.

In a recent video on his Facebook page that has since been deleted, Jon Ritzheimer said “F–k you Muslims. We’re gonna stop at virtually every mosque along the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 22, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on NJ.com: Indian American Killed in Terrorist Attack

NJ.com: Indian American Killed in Terrorist Attack

posted by Randall
Anita Datar

Anita Datar

The only American known to have been killed in the terrorist attack that left at least 27 people dead in the West African country of Mali is remembered as a kind, often smiling friend, daughter, mother of a 7-year-old boy and former Peace Corp volunteer who was “something special.”

The life of 41-year-old … Read more

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