The Folsom Cordova Unified School District in California is investigating concerns that the bullying of a 12-year old Japanese American may have triggered his suicide, reports Nichi Bei (graphic from Military Health)
School spokesman Daniel Thigpen says the district is going through all its records and interviewing staff to see how it responded to … Read more
Pashaura Dhillon was around six or seven-years-old, when his family fled their village of Jandiala in Punjab. They were among the 14 million people who were displaced as the British left the subcontinent, and India and Pakistan were formed in 1947.
“I vividly remember, avoiding known paths and stumbling through the muddy … Read more
It’s obvious that over the years, the folks at SNL don’t see anything wrong with putting white actors in yellow face. They’ve done it numerous times, much to the chagrin of many Asian Americans.
The writers and … Read more
The men were shot at point blank range while sitting in their patrol cars.
Richard Verma has been sworn in during a private ceremony as the first Indian American Ambassador to India, report Metro Vaartha.
Verma is expected to arrive in India before Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Delhi next month. He is credited with playing a key role in the Congressional passage of civil nuclear … Read more
Depending on which analyst you believe, Lin is either a one season and done journeyman with the Lakers or is falling victim to a superstar beyond his prime.
Lin scored just four points in 21 minutes for the Lakers in a 108 – 101 defeat at the … Read more
A further check found more than 700,000 instances on You Tube where Bruno’s … Read more
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“Go ahead. Dare. Dare to be different. Dare to be the first one. Dare to sound smart, to get caught doing something kind, to be respectful to adults, to help someone in need, to stand up to a bully. Dare to be everything that you
The studio which is behind the now cancelled TV show on ABC is being urged by fans to find a new home for the program.
Fans are being urged to send twitter blasts to @warnerbrostv and ask that … Read more
The children of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated during World War II have joined in opposition of a law which permits indefinite detention of terror suspects without trial, reports the Huffington Post.
Among those filing an amicus brief Monday opposing the National Defense Authorization Act were the children of Fred Korematsu, the Japanese American … Read more