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The Southern Poverty Law Center’s annual mapping of organized hate in America reveals a dramatic spike in anti-Muslim groups.
By TRACI G. LEE NBC News Asian America, February 16, 2017 — Ten members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) submitted their resignation to President Donald Trump, NBC News has learned. In the letter addressed to Trump and obtained by NBC News on Wednesday, the 10 members — approximately […]
People of color largely remain shut out of the tech industry.
A new report captures racial bias in hiring of engineers and suggests coders of all ethnicities should look for jobs outside Silicon Valley.
SXSW’s first Asian-American showcase!
A new report from National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, a division of National Science Foundation, provides data on the U.S. science and engineering enterprise.
Justin Chon’s LA riots–set Gook isn’t your parents’ Asian-American movie. By Alison Willmore BuzzFeed, January 29, 2017 — There are no white characters of note in Justin Chon’s amused-anguished directorial debut Gook, which just won an audience award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The few white faces that appear on screen do so in passing: […]
By Lilian Min LA Weekly, January 24, 2017 — On Saturday, Jan. 21, hundreds of thousands of people spilled into downtown Los Angeles to protest a president whose promise to “make America great again” threatens to turn back the clock on civil liberties at least several decades for marginalized groups. Coincidentally, just two days earlier, […]
In an environment with traditionally limited opportunities, Asian American actors, writers and directors find support and common ground in the theatre scene.
NBC News, January 16, 2017 — SAN FRANCISCO — When Goodwin Liu joined the seven-member California Supreme Court in 2011, he became its fourth sitting member of Asian descent. The number is remarkable. The other state supreme courts in the U.S. combined have a handful of Asian-American justices. And Asian-American representation on other state courts, […]