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Flyers Declare America is a White Nation

posted by Randall

Vanguard AmericaA racist White supremacist organization is continuing its recruitment drive on college campuses from the East to the West Coast.

The Washington Post reports flyers describing America as a “White nation” and calling “illegal aliens” “criminals” were posted this week at the University of Maryland.

The flyers are the same ones seen on Vanguard America’s … Read more


The Sentinel: Father donates $1.2 million to Fund Asian American Studies

posted by Frances Fu

Calvin Li Memorial Foundation Paul Li recently donated $1.2 million dollars to the University of Maryland’s Asian American Studies program to honor his late son, reports The Sentinel.

The money will go toward the founding of the Calvin J. Li Endowed Fellowship in Asian American Studies
The fellowship will fund a postdoctoral fellow or visiting scholar Read more


Diverse Issues in Higher Ed: Study busts myths about Asian American voters

posted by Randall

VotingThe thinking goes that Asian Americans don’t vote because of the community’s large immigrant population.

Others have said Asian Americans don’t vote because they’re too busy with their family and struggling with their finances.

But a study by Dr. Janelle Wong, a political scientist at the University of Maryland, dispels both of those ideas, according … Read more


Diamondback: Anthropology Researchers Uncover Forgotten History of Filipino Americans

posted by Randall


University of MarylandWhy would someone open a restaurant and try to keep it a secret?  That’s what Pegi and Fermina Mariano did when they first opened a Filipino restaurant in Annapolis, MD  in 1920. They wanted their restaurant to be a gathering place for Filipinos and feared opposition from non-Filipinos.

University of Maryland graduate student Kathrina … Read more


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