Tuesday 17th January 2017,

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Asians Both Victims & Perpetrators of Human Trafficking

posted by Randall

Statue of LibertyBy Minnie Roh
Asian American Life

When people speak about human trafficking, it is almost always equated with the sex industry. But the problem is far more prevalent ranging from trafficking of domestic workers like maids or nannies to garment, agricultural and construction workers.

According to a study conducted by the Freedom Network, a national … Read more

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Tradition, Change and a Hmong Family: A Photo Essay

posted by Randall

Hmong in Fresno by Mike Kane from Equal VoicePhotos and Text by Mike Kane
Reprinted with permission from Equal Voice News

FRESNO, Calif. — Leenee Vue, 24, tosses her backpack in her dusty Toyota Corolla and drives to class on this particular day late last year. She’s a junior at Fresno State University. She’s studying business.

Dirt from her mother’s garden plot remains … Read more

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Latin Times: @DunkinDonuts in Thailand Blasted for Blackface Ad

posted by Randall

Dunkin DonutAn ad campaign by a Dunkin Donut franchise in Thailand is roundly being criticized for its use of blackface to advertise its new “charcoal donut,” reports the Latin Times.

The group Human Rights Watch says “it’s both bizarre and racist that Dunkin’ Donuts thinks that it must color a woman’s skin black and accentuate … Read more


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