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Filipino American

Nov 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Two Asian Americans Go Head to Head in Virginia State Race

Two Asian Americans Go Head to Head in Virginia State Race

posted by Randall

Ron Villanueva is defending his Virginia House Seat against Kelly Convirs-Fowler.

Ron Villanueva is defending his Virginia House Seat against Kelly Convirs-Fowler.


 
As Asian American rise in political prominence, we will see this more and more. Asian Americans will be competing against Asian Americans for political office. Perhaps what’s surprising, it’s happening in a state where Asian Americans make up just 6.6 percent of … Read more

Community Issues

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

posted by Olivia Wolf

Kamala HarrisSen. Kamala Harris denounced the violence carried out by White supremacists in Virginia and criticized President Donald Trump for refusing to explicitly address the issue, reports The Huffington Post. She was one of many Asian American leaders who spoke out against the violence from the White nationalists.

On Saturday, a violent confrontation broke out … Read more

Uncategorized

Jun 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Teen in Virginia Murdered After Leaving Mosque

Teen in Virginia Murdered After Leaving Mosque

posted by Randall
Nabra Hassanen

The family of Nabra Hassanen says the body found in a pond in Fairfax, Virginia is that of the 17-year-old

A Virginia teen who had been observing Ramadan at a local mosque is believed to have been murdered, reports the Washington Post.

The remains of a body were found in a pond in Fairfax, and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 16, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on The Forgotten Asian American Hero Behind Loving V.S. Virginia

The Forgotten Asian American Hero Behind Loving V.S. Virginia

posted by Sophia Whittemore

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By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

 
If any of you have seen the movie Loving, the story detailing an interracial couple’s struggles to have their marriage recognized, then you’ll know just how important that case was for the sake of the nation. I know it’s certainly important. If interracial marriage was illegal, then my Indonesia-born … Read more

Politics

Jul 30, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Zee News: Republicans Grooming a Few Good #Indian American Candidates

Zee News: Republicans Grooming a Few Good #Indian American Candidates

posted by Randall

RepublicansAnyone who watched the Republican National Convention in 2012 saw a sea of white delegates. It was quite a contrast to the party the Democrats put on which looked more like the colorful tapestry which makes up the United States of America.

The Grand Old Party is in desperate need of an image make over … Read more

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