Ellen Pao is a woman of courage.
She took on one of the most powerful venture capitalist firms in Silicon Valley suing them in an unsuccessful sex discrimination case.
The interim CEO of Reddit took down five community boards that had been taken over by trolls who violated Reddit’s policy against harassment. … Read more
When Tyrelle Shaw’s name surfaced in the news, she was stunned.
They had been friends on Facebook for three years. The two … Read more
Wendy Ho’s son Brendan entered the Mandarin immersion program in kindergarten and is now in the same program in the third grade at Ohlone Elementary in Palo Alto, CA. Neither Wendy or her husband Michael speak Mandarin, but are grateful their son can converse with his grandmother in her … Read more
Less than 24 hours after defending his remarks that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is a “clown in blackface” for his remarks about dignity, slavery and incarceration camps, George Takei has offered an apology.
“I owe an apology,” the actor and activist wrote on his Facebook page. “I am reminded, especially on this … Read more
80,000 students in U.S. high schools are here on F-1 student visas. More than 9,200 are from China with dreams of using their American high school education as a ticket to a prestigious U.S. university.
So when three teens in Los Angeles County were arrested … Read more
Filipino American labor leader Larry Itliong will be honored in the state of California with a special day each year heralding his contributions to history, reports the Inquirer.
His birthday October 25 has been officially declared Larry Itliong Day by California Governor Jerry Brown who signed the bill into law.
“He was a hero … Read more
A biker who pleaded guilty to assault and riot in the beating of SUV driver Alexian Lien in New York has been sentenced to three years in prison, reports Sky News.
Prosecutors said Jason Brown was part of a group which repeatedly kicked Lien and pounded him with their motorcycle helmets after … Read more
George Takei responded to Justice Clarence Thomas’s dissent to the Supreme Court’s decision last week legalizing gay marriage by calling him ‘a clown in blackface,’ reports The Hill.
The actor and gay rights activist, best known for his role in Star Trek, expressed his frustration with the dissenting opinion in an interview … Read more