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The AAPI Heritage Month event is designed to honor ethnic heritage through a connection with ancestral cuisine. CSUN students, staff, faculty and community members are encouraged to share their thoughts on how food relates to identity or understanding of Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders heritage via ...
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – Attorneys representing the city of Santa Clara and a group of Asian-American residents who filed a lawsuit alleging the city's election system dilutes the power of their votes presented closing arguments Thursday morning and now await a judge's ruling. Santa Clara voters ...

Earlier this semester, Swarthmore Asian Organization announced that the college will be offering the student-run course “Introduction to Asian American Studies” in the education studies department. The course will cover topics such as the history of Asian American immigration, present-day intermarriage, ...
In their study, they found that whites were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with mental health disorders than Asian Americans, and even among ... Fan said if providers were better able to understand this stigma and the vocabulary many Asian-American patients use to communicate emotional or ...
Drawing on family stories, creators craft new generation of Asian-American superheroes. Comic giants Marvel and DC as well as smaller publishers have introduced a wider range of diverse characters in recent years. by Lakshmi Gandhi / Apr.26.2018 / 5:49 AM ET. Sketches of Tai, a character in the upcoming "Green ...
While the work of pioneering Asian-American scholars to assert an Asian-American identity by isolating and homogenizing it was politically important, Cheng encouraged thinking about Asian Americans studies in relation to other categories and Asian-American-ness itself as a very heterogeneous category ...

The recent promotion of the Asian American Studies Program to a department. · The third annual Titan Night Market, held April 18, which celebrates the Titan experience through the lens of the campus's Asian American community. “That's what we're here for tonight — to stand visible and united as one, ...
Her essay perpetuates a stereotype about Asian-Americans that may bear a hint of truth for some families but that buries the diversity of immigrant stories and perspectives. It paints my parents and the parents of my Asian-American peers as unassimilated foreigners whose children need an instruction ...
“An entire generation in the United States missed out on seeing Asian-American families represented in film and television. This is significant since families are central to belonging and community,” Wang Yuen wrote in a blog for HuffPost. “The exclusion of Asian-American families from popular culture ...
SANTA CLARA (KPIX 5) — Asian Americans make up about a third of Santa Clara's population, but you would never know it by looking at the faces on the city council. Now, Asian American voters are taking the city to court to make their political voices heard. Wesley Mukoyama is a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed ...
IPAAFF is a student-run, student-led festival meant to support Asian American and Pacific Islander film, video and media makers by promoting films created by, starring or about Asian Americans. It was created by Katie Quan '15 and has been held annually since 2015. This year's festival was put together ...
Last weekend, the Eugene community gathered together for the DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon, a five day film festival packed with 12 ... Mak explained to the crowd how Asian-Americans' owning of laundromats and restaurants stems from the fact that there used to be legal limitations on ...
Monument Marks Little-Remembered Case That Set Precedent for Asian Americans to Testify in Court ... most of the trans-Mississippi West for Chinese litigants, and it was even used to apply to other Asian-American minorities,” write Arif Dirlik and Malcolm Yeung in Chinese on the American Frontier.
There are now more Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) than ever participating in American politics, an apparent shift from the inactivity that the group has long been criticized for. The increase has been observed in both the numbers of candidates and voters. For one, a record number of AAPIs ...
To kick off Edwards AFB's observance, volunteers will be handing out leis, event calendars and cake May 1 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Exchange entry way. This year's annual cultural show and food tasting event is May 22 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The event ...
“Democrats' failure to mobilize” Asian-Americans, Desai writes, “has been a major missed opportunity.” Outside of Virginia, many other swing states and House districts — in California, Nevada, Arizona, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida and elsewhere — have meaningful Asian-American populations.
For many students, the event was a networking opportunity for students and activists who share a mutual interest in topics frequently encountered by Asian-Americans. “I heard this was a great place to network and talk about social issues related to Asians in general,” said Calvin Xie '18, University of ...

This 2018 Winter Olympics has been an amazing time for the Asian-Americans on the U.S. team. In snowboarding, Chloe Kim at 17-years-old became the youngest female to win a medal, taking gold. Vincent Zhou became the first skater to land a quadruple lutz jump in any Olympic game ever.
But when it comes to Hispanic-Americans and Asian-Americans, the Academy Awards still have a long way to go to flip the script. Take a look ... And what you see is that even as African-Americans have fared better in recent years, Hispanic-Americans and Asian-Americans are woefully underrepresented.
According to 2015 ACS data, nearly 69,000 Asian Americans in the region are burdened by the high cost of housing, spending 30 percent or more of their household income on housing costs. Over 52 percent of Asian American renters and 49 percent of Asian American homeowners with a mortgage spend ...
It also provided a social alternative for Asian-Americans who felt excluded from the night life scenes in the meatpacking district and the Lower East Side. But its exclusive nature was not embraced by everyone. In 2013, after nearly a dozen non-Korean clubgoers complained to the New York attorney general ...
The absence of visible Asian Americans in music points to pretty clear racism, obviously. But it also points to the broader issue of what, exactly, it means to be Asian American. That's a complicated conversation, especially since America has a fairly narrow idea of what a person of Asian descent looks like ...
Asian American studies was pivotal in the launch of CSUF's Asian Pacific American Resource Center and continues to partner with such groups as the Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance, Korean Resource Center, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Orange County and ...
The Residential Student Congress called for the creation of an Asian and Asian-American cultural residential area consisting of one floor in a residence hall by passing a resolution in a Monday meeting, according to a Facebook post. The resolution encouraged the University to consider establishing a ...
More than two-thirds of the San Gabriel Valley's burgeoning Asian-American population is made up of immigrants, according to a new report. Nearly 525,000 Asian-Americans call the San Gabriel Valley home, and about 67 percent of them are foreign-born, according to the report released Wednesday by ...
People do not think of border security as an Asian-American issue. The $25 billion wall for border security would result in more deportations and harm to border communities and the environment. It is wasteful and bad policy. I refuse to believe that the senators who voted for the Rounds-King proposal truly ...
As Ellen D. Wu, a history professor at Indiana University Bloomington and author of The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority, writes, Asian-American assimilation was a necessity born out of segregation. Racist episodes such as the U.S. Chinese Exclusion Act and the ...
A State House effort to categorize Asian-Americans into specific ethnic groups is clashing with a vocal and well-organized opposition that has likened the effort to racial ... But critics say Chan's efforts would “subdivide Asian-American ethnic groups” and likened it to a registry to track Asian-Americans.
His election is part of a trend of growing political power for the Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, especially in the state of ... California voters will find at least a dozen Asian Americans contending for office in the June primary election, including state treasurer John Chiang, who is ...
Research presented in 2016 by the Center for Asian Health at Temple University found that Asian Americans experience health disparities in cancer, chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, mental health, and among the elderly. Asian Americans had the highest mortality rate for liver and ...
Being Asian American sometimes feels like rooting for a perennially underrated and forgotten team that almost never gets a nationally televised game and is rarely discussed as a title contender. And when you finally make it to the championships, somebody mispronounces your name and your city and ...
TEWKSBURY — Tewksbury resident Vanna Howard was recently appointed to the Massachusetts Asian American Commission by State Auditor Suzanne Bump. ... According the AAC's website, its goals include recognizing accomplishments and contributions made by Asian Americans benefiting the state, ...
I hadn't seen any other Asian-Americans competing in these events, and besides Connie Chung, she was the only other Asian-American I knew of on TV. She had features like mine, represented the country where I lived (but didn't always feel like I belonged), and she was the very best. Twenty-seven years ...
Yet Asian-Americans in Hollywood have remained noticeably quiet on the whole. Of those who have come forward, the most recognizable figure has been Olivia Munn, who accused producer Brett Ratner of masturbating in front of her on a film set in 2004. (Munn did not respond to BuzzFeed News' request ...
I'm proud to represent the Asian American community." Many observers—including Chrissy Teigen, whose mother is from Thailand—expressed concern about Weiss' comments. Teigen cited perpetual foreigner syndrome, where Asian Americans in particular, regardless of how long they've lived in the ...
Bui noted that he is one of the only professors at Vassar versed in Asian American Studies. Bui admits that he feels pulled in many directions: while he would love to teach more on the lives and experiences of Asian Americans, he also is obligated to teach the classes within his own departments. “I would ...
The study titled "A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in the San Gabriel Valley" was released Wednesday by Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles. "The Asian American population in the San Gabriel Valley is a community deeply impacted by ...
Fast-forward 16 years, and I'm watching Chloe Kim win a gold medal in halfpipe snowboarding, Mirai Nagasu become the third-ever woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics, Nathan Chen perform a record-breaking six quadruple jumps, and 10 other Asian-Americans compete for Team USA. Though 13 ...
“Dreamers are deeply woven into the fabric of our nation, including the many undocumented Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who arrived in the United States as children through no fault of their own.” Of the 800,000 DACA recipients, 200,000 come from countries in Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean, ...
Mateo is Superstore's most novel Asian American character, but it's really the totality of the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders characters that makes the show unique. Working alongside Mateo are fellow Asian Americans who unobtrusively challenge the most common stereotype about AAPI: the ...
The San Gabriel Valley is home to more Asian-Americans than Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago — and the Asian-American populations in 42 states, according to a report released Wednesday. The report, “A Community of Contrasts: Asian-Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the San ...
More than two-thirds of the San Gabriel Valley's burgeoning Asian-American population is made up of immigrants, according to a new report. Nearly 525,000 Asian-Americans call the San Gabriel Valley home, and about 67 percent of them are foreign-born, according to the report released Wednesday by ...
In 2010, The New York Times published an article that would predict the biggest change in contemporary fashion history. They were right. Eight years later, the paradigm has shifted. For New York Fashion Week Fall '18, participants were greeted with a sea of new Asian — not just Asian American — talent ...
People do not think of border security as an Asian-American issue. The $25 billion wall for border security would result in more deportations and harm to border communities and the environment. It is wasteful and bad policy. I refuse to believe that the senators who voted for the Rounds-King proposal truly ...
As Ellen D. Wu, a history professor at Indiana University Bloomington and author of The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority, writes, Asian-American assimilation was a necessity born out of segregation. Racist episodes such as the U.S. Chinese Exclusion Act and the ...
MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 13, 2018) — The Asian American Studies Program of the University of Minnesota will host a Creativity in Asian American Activism on March 2, featuring works of artists John Matsunaga and Boone Nguyen. At 1 p.m., Matsunaga will hold a mini exhibition and artist talk with an ...
That Asian-Americans are being represented on the men's side as well as the women's is important, said Phil Yu, who writes about pop culture and other subjects on his Angry Asian Man blog. Chen's overall presence and success "is a powerful statement for Asian-American men who have generally had ...
Contrast that to 1992 at the winter games in Albertville, France, when Kristi Yamaguchi became the first Asian American to win the gold in the figure skating event. You could say it was Yamaguchi's win that paved the way for today's increasing number of Asian Americans on ice. She talked with host Marco ...
Now that he lives in Las Vegas, he joins a community of Asian American residents who are the fastest growing demographic in the county. And though the Chinese were the first Asian settlers to come to Nevada in the early 19th century, nowadays the majority of the Asian Americans in Vegas are Filipino; ...
A petition to make the Latina and Latino Studies Program and the Asian American Studies Program departments has exceeded its goal of 1,000 signatures, after students and Associated Student Government showed their support on social media. MEChA de Northwestern and the Asian Pacific American ...


 

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