A new report from the Department of Labor confirms the economic scars from the Great Recession of 2007 to 2009 remain still today in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
The report titled The Economic Status of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the wake of the Great Recession breaks down the numbers within … Read more
In a case of alleged police brutality that got a lot of attention in January, 84-year old Kang Chun Wong has filed a $5 million dollar lawsuit against the city of New York and the New York Police Department, reports Reappropriate.
Wong alleges he was roughed up by police after being ticketed for jaywalking. … Read more
The program starring Robin Williams aired from 1978 to 1982 on ABC and catapulted Williams to national prominence. Williams played an alien from outer space who came to earth in an egg-shaped spacecraft.
Ellen Endo, … Read more
The following letter from Kwok Ming Cheng & Shirley Lew was sent to Whole Foods in New York City in an attempt to solidify a meeting date over the use of a racial slur directed toward Kwok by a Whole Foods employee.
Despite several promises to meet, Whole Foods has yet to agree to any … Read more
Police met with stunned and angry members of the Korean American community in Salinas, CA this week following the brutal murder of 62-year old Sook Mi Oh and the shooting of two others at a convenience store, reports the Monterey County Weekly.
Some admitted they were scared. Others demanded more police protection. Still others … Read more
Two women are under arrest accused of swindling mostly Vietnamese Americans in California’s Silicon Valley out of $8 million over five years, reports SF Bay.ca.
Lananh Thi Phan, a licensed real estate broker, is being held on $10 million bail. Diane H. Do Bui, a notary public, is in county jail on $5 million … Read more
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly recent denial about the existence of white privilege resorted to the tired tactic of using the model minority stereotype of Asian Americans to lecture the African American community.
Since then, several bloggers have come out with their responses. You can read some of them below.
Coverage of the recent gaffe by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has drawn a sharp rebuke from the Asian American Journalists Association.
The AAJA is concerned in covering the controversy, some media outlets are making the same mistake made by Reid himself.
In his piece for Real Politics, Tom Bevan used the tired phrase “two … Read more
AAJA called the killing of photojournalist James Foley “disturbing, appalling, monstrous,” but it cautioned against using a “barbaric act of a terrorist group” to “condemn and to smear an … Read more
Crain reports those numbers cover a nine year period between 2005 and 2012 and pertain only to New York. The trend in the Empire State runs counter to the national … Read more
Deadline reports that Daniel Dae Kim will executive produce a new medical drama based on the South Korean television show Good Doctor.
The program will be the first project from a development deal the Hawaii Five-0 and Lost co-star and his production company 3AD signed with the network last fall.
Malaysian- born Adele Lim … Read more