It is with great sadness that the work I’ve done with the assistance of Chris Kwok of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) on behalf of my friend, Kwok Ming Cheng, has come to an end.
Anti-Asian sentiment bubbled to the top during a town hall in Brooklyn over concern about all-cash real estate deals and illegally subdivided homes, reported The Brooklyn Paper.
Hundreds attended the meeting. The overwhelming majority of the people were white with only a handful of Asian Americans.
“I feel a little uncomfortable with an Asian … Read more
By John Entrada
Contributor for FictionDiversity.com
No, it’s not about young male exhibitionists. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt is actually Michael Lewis’ latest book about the rise of high frequency trading (HFT) algorithms in the US equity market and the intrigue surrounding one man’s campaign to expose and neutralize the predatory algorithms used against … Read more
A study has found students tend to give lower ratings to professors with common Korean and Chinese surnames than professors with common Caucasian surnames, reported Bloomberg.
Researchers at Georgia State University studied the ratings of over 2,000 mathematics professors on the site, Ratemyprofessors.com.
Georgia State researchers noted that students rated math professors with … Read more
Forbes has named Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy the second youngest billionaire in the world, reported ABS CBN.
The 26-year old is said to be worth $1.5 billion. Murphy grew up in Berkeley, California and his mother immigrated from the Philippines.
It was Murphy who developed the photo messaging app which makes photos disappear almost … Read more
Jessey Eagan is in the 15th day of her Muslim like me experiment.
The White woman returned to the United States five years ago after spending about 18 months in Amman, Jordan teaching.
Her experience taught her the experience of being an outsider “and sticking out like a sore thumb.”
The blonde hair blue eyed … Read more
Unofficial returns from the Los Angeles City Clerk Election Division shows that David Ryu has advanced to the general election for the LA City Council District 4 seat.
He placed a close second with 14.6 percent of the vote. He’ll face Carolyn Ramsay who finished first with 15.3 percent. Just 135 votes separated the two … Read more
The Yolo County District Attorney in California sent AsAmNews the following news release responding to a blog we published by Nom Hee Hwang critical of Jeff Reisig’s decision to prosecute Nan-Hui Jo for child abduction.
(Woodland, CA) – March 3, 2015 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that a Yolo County Jury found 43-year-old Nan … Read more