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DACA beneficiaries file lawsuit vs. Trump administration
Sep 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on DACA beneficiaries file lawsuit vs. Trump administration

DACA beneficiaries file lawsuit vs. Trump administration

posted by Ed Diokno

By Ed Diokno

Views From the Edge

A Thai/American medical student is one of the six DACA participants suing the Trump admininstration.

The suit, filed today (Sept. 18) in San Francisco federal court, is the first to be brought by beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 26, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Life for an Asian American Artist on the Comic Con Circuit

Life for an Asian American Artist on the Comic Con Circuit

posted by Sophia Whittemore
Bordin Marsinkul

Bordin Marsinkul sketches with lightning speed at Comic Con Chicago

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer

 
I’m at a booth for Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 2017 and there’s a crowd of people asking for sketches from artist Bordin Marsinkul. Stepping around his fanbase of vlogging young adults, I finally manage to ask a … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on City of Los Angeles Seeks to Identify and Preserve Asian American Historic Sites

City of Los Angeles Seeks to Identify and Preserve Asian American Historic Sites

posted by Randall

Little Tokyo memorial to Ellison Onizuka

Photo from Wikipedia


 
You’ve probably seen the road markers on the side of the highway identifying locations of historical significance to the United States.
 
When is the last time you saw a sign pinpointing a landmark of importance to the Asian American community?
 
The city of Los Angeles Office of Historical Resources … Read more

Blogs

Feb 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on The Man Who Will Lead the Repeal of the Affordable Care Act Confirmed in Late Night Vote

The Man Who Will Lead the Repeal of the Affordable Care Act Confirmed in Late Night Vote

posted by Randall
Tom Price

Rep Tom Price

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Rep. Tom Price, the man who will lead the charge in doing away with the Affordable Care Act, was approved by the GOP-dominated Senate late Thursday night when most Americans were fast asleep.

Price won confirmation on a party-line vote of 52-47, which came around … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 22, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Zayn Malik voted Top New Artist; fashion oops & downs at the American Music Awards

Zayn Malik voted Top New Artist; fashion oops & downs at the American Music Awards

posted by Randall
Zayn Malik at American Music Awards

Zayn Malik receives his award as New Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards.

By Ed Diokno

Asian Americans had their moments in the spotlight at the American Music Awards Sunday as presenters and award recipients.

Teen-heartthrob Zayn Malik was named New Artist of the Year for his first solo album after leaving … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 7, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Rocket News24: Thai American Not Letting Being Legless Slow Modeling Career

Rocket News24: Thai American Not Letting Being Legless Slow Modeling Career

posted by Randall

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A photo posted by Kanya Sesser (@kanyasesser) on

Kanya Sesser

Kanya Sesser with Kait Cunninghman

Kanya Sesser is a skateboarder, swimmer, surfer and model. She also was born without legs. Rocket News24 reports she was abandoned at birth by her parents and adopted. She’s been in the United States since … Read more

Campus

Oct 3, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Faces Backlash After Asking Whites to Pay for Her Therapy

Asian American Faces Backlash After Asking Whites to Pay for Her Therapy

posted by Randall

Rinna RemYou Care campaign by a  Thai-Cambodian American woman in Portland, Oregon has raised nearly $2,000  for her therapy to treat symptoms she blames on “constant interpersonal and institutional racism”

The crowd fundraiser by Rinna Rem is titled White Friends, Pay for My Therapy  and has generated strong emotions from those who support it and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 31, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on CBS LA: Thai Workers Live American Dream 20 Years after Sweatshop Raid

CBS LA: Thai Workers Live American Dream 20 Years after Sweatshop Raid

posted by Randall

Sweatshop Raid

Here’s proof that people can rise above oppression.

20 years ago this coming Sunday, authorities raided an apartment complex near Los Angles where 72 Thai workers were held captive and forced to work under sweatshop conditions.

After the raid, immigration threatened the workers with deportation, but an attorney intervened and convinced the government to authorize … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 27, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Bangkok Post: Thai American Killed in Nepal Quake

Bangkok Post: Thai American Killed in Nepal Quake

posted by Randall

Marisa Eve GirawongA Thai American doctor from New Jersey is among the more than 3,700 people killed in the 7.9 Nepal quake, reports the Bangkok Post.

28-year-old Marissa Eve Girawong died in an avalanche that hit her base camp on Mt. Everest. Girawong worked for the Seattle-based Madison Mountaineering.

“It is with deep sorrow and profound … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 31, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Three Asian Americans Could Be in US Senate in 2017

Three Asian Americans Could Be in US Senate in 2017

posted by Randall

Tammy DuckworthRep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)  has announced she is running for the US Senate in Ilinois. She will challenge 1st term Senator Mark Kirk.

Duckworth could potentially be one of at least three Asian Americans in the Senate.

She would join Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and possibly Kamala Harris who is currently the front runner in … Read more

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