Thursday 19th October 2017,

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Bad Ass Asians

Asian American City Council Candidate Branded with “Foreigner” Label

posted by Randall

Hongbin GuAn undercurrent of racism has surfaced against an Asian American candidate running for City Council in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Hongbin Gu, 49, was barely a month old when her parents were sent to a labor camp during the Cultural Revolution in China. In 1989, she participated in pro-Democracy protests while attending college in Shanghai.… Read more

Chinese American

Chinese Grocery Workers Told to “Go Back to China”

posted by Louis Chan

Frank Hong Facebook videoBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

When you think about it, social media is really a mirror on society.

Unfortunately, sometimes that image isn’t pretty.

Frank Hong says he was shopping at an Asian grocery store in Scarborough near Toronto when a White shopper began berating the employees there for not speaking English.

“Go back … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on 135 Years After the Chinese Exclusion Act, Asian Americans Say No More

135 Years After the Chinese Exclusion Act, Asian Americans Say No More

posted by Louis Chan

No More Exclusion

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

135 years after the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act, a rally will be held this Saturday in the heart of San Francisco Chinatown to say no more exclusion.

A coalition of community groups and activists has organized a Rally for Inclusion fearing what happened 135 years ago … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Mar 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hero in Kansas Hate Crime Shooting Awarded $100K from Indian Americans

Hero in Kansas Hate Crime Shooting Awarded $100K from Indian Americans

posted by Randall

Ian Grillot

Ian Grillot


 
Ian Grillot risked his own life and took bullets in the chest and hand to stop a suspected hate crime in progress in Kansas.
 
The Indian American community has rallied to show their thanks by donating $100,000 to a reward fund set up by the India House  for Grillot that he … Read more

Chinese American

Overwhelming Majority of Asian American Men Surveyed Say They’ve Been Harassed

posted by Louis Chan

Asian American Man Study
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
A survey of nearly 500 mostly young Asian American men has found 85 percent of the respondents have experienced some form of harassment at school. 35 percent experienced similar harassment in the work place.

The Asian American Man Survey was conducted in October and the results were … Read more

Blogs

Mar 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on A Softer, ‘Presidential’ Tone Doesn’t Change Trump’s Policies, Say AAPI Critics & Doubters

A Softer, ‘Presidential’ Tone Doesn’t Change Trump’s Policies, Say AAPI Critics & Doubters

posted by Randall
Rep Judy Chu Reacts to Presidential Address

Rep. Judy Chu, right, expresses her displeasure of President Trump’s comments.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

Sorry, Trump fans. Just because Donald Trump proved he could read a teleprompter and he could speak with an “indoor voice,” as one pundit described Trump’s performance at the Joint Session of Congress, does not make

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Blogs

Feb 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: America First, Buy America May be the Beginnings of a New Anti-Asian Movement

Blog: America First, Buy America May be the Beginnings of a New Anti-Asian Movement

posted by Randall

Buy American Made in China

By Ed Diokno

America first,” has been the clarion call of President Donald Trump since the early days of candidacy. In his inauguration speech, Trump further clarified his statement to mean “Buy American and hire American.”

 

As many people have advocated – most notably undocumented Filipino American immigration reform activist Jose Antonio Vargas … Read more

Campus

Feb 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Dorm Doors of Asian Students at Columbia Vandalized

Dorm Doors of Asian Students at Columbia Vandalized

posted by Randall

Columbia UniversityThe mere sight of a non-western Asian name apparently was enough to inspire a vandal to rip off name plates on dormitory doors at Columbia University.
 
The Bwog reports among the dorms hit have been EC and Shapiro, but there have been others as well. Both foreign students and Asian American students have been … Read more

Asian Americans

100 AAPI Organizations Sign Letter of Resistance vs. Trump

posted by Randall
Women's March in Oakland3

Filipino Americans joined the Women’s March in Oakland, California last Jan. 21.

By Ed Diokno

In a strange way, Donald Trump is uniting us.

The momentum from last weekend’s Women’s Marches across the country and supportive demonstrations around the world, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the anti-Vietnam demonstrations of the 60s and … Read more

Chinese American

Dec 25, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Merger of Two U.S. Theater Chains Heats Up Anti-Chinese Concerns

Merger of Two U.S. Theater Chains Heats Up Anti-Chinese Concerns

posted by Randall
AMC

AMC is poised to become the largest theater chain in the world with the pending purchase of Carmine Cinemas

By Ed Diokno
 
AMC Entertainment Holdings has taken a giant step to becoming the world’s largest exhibitor heating up anti-Chinese sentiment by protectionist interests.

 
AMC, the second-largest U.S. theater chain this past week … Read more

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