The executive director of Chinese for Affirmative Action in San Francisco has ended 11 days of fasting in solidarity with immigrant activists who fasted for 22 days in Washington, D.C. , reports the SF Bay Guardian.
Vincent Pan (pictured)barely had the energy to speak when he took his first bite in n week-and-a … Read more
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Demonstrators this morning braved the snow and the frigid cold in Elizabeth, New Jersey to block the Elizabeth Detention Center in protest of what they say are the arbitrary deportation quotas of the Obama administration.
The temperature at 9 a.m. Eastern in Elizabeth was 33 degrees.
Police used electric chain cutters to … Read more
This if freaking ridiculous.
Fans of the Kiwi singer Lorde are going ballistic over a twit pic with her rumored Asian boyfriend, 24-year old James Lowe, reports Jezebel.
The 17-year old singer was pictured in a Bikini with Lowe setting off a chain of remarks on how ugly he was and how awkward the couple … Read more
Talented Asian Americans denied an opportunity in Hollywood are escaping the Southern California sun for the friendlier confines of Asia, reports Policy Mic.
Actor Russell Wong did the … Read more
There aren’t many Asian American comedians on television, but two of the hottest happen to be Indian American–Kunal Nayyar, who plays Raj Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory and Mindy Kaling of the Mindy Project.
There are many reasons to love Mindy Kaling.
But if you’re a feminist, whether a man or a woman, there … Read more
A study by Qing Zhou, an assistant professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and head of the campus’ Culture and Family Laboratory, found that children raised by tiger parents “tend to develop more aggression and have more social problems.” reports XO Jane.
Zhou’s study followed 250 Chinese American immigrant families with kids (photo by … Read more
The American Idol runner-up is currently in the Philippines doing charity work, reports the Inquirer.
She took the opportunity Monday to officially launch her song, Take Me Home, for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
“I have a … Read more
The International Examiner reports that the staff position assigned to recruit Southeast Asian students to the University of Washington has been cut, sparking protests from students and Asian American Pacific Islanders.
Hmong and Laotians currently make up 0.1 percent of the campus student body and Cambodian students are just slightly higher at 0.4 percent.
“What … Read more
A new book by Lorraine Ward, Katherine Erwin & Yoshinobu Osniro documents his life posing as a Japanese sympathizer and later as an undercover agent in General … Read more
The Silicon Valley Business Journal has named Campbell, CA Mayor Ed Low to its 40 under 40 list.
Low has a number of firsts attached to his name.
A San Jose native, Low became the first Asian American council member in Campbell in 2006 and within three years became its first AAPI mayor at the … Read more
That’s what blogger Jeff for 8 Asians thinks.
Sales in the last quarter left the clothing chain with a quarterly loss.
The chain’s controversial relationship with Asian Americans goes back to 2002 when it released a … Read more