As President Barack Obama gets closer to the end of his second term in office, more Americans appreciate the job he has done. A Gallup poll earlier this month shows his favorability is on the rise and he is now the most popular American politician. In fact, Obama is more popular than President Ronald Reagan […]
This week, students are banding together, calling themselves Asian Pacific Americans for Action (APAA) at Cornell University, and demanding that Asian American Studies, Latino/a Studies, and American Indian studies are offered as majors by the end of 2016. The campaign, thus far, involves a student assembly meeting scheduled March 10, a petition of support, and […]
By Lynn Elber Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV’s “Fresh Off the Boat” creator Nahnatchka Khan was reveling in Oscar host Chris Rock’s deft comedic assault on white-fixated Hollywood. Then three Asian American kids were brought onstage for a gag mocking them as ethnic stereotypes. “It’s like going on a road trip with your […]
Today, Washington Community Action Network (Washington CAN) released a report titled, “Facing Race: How Budget Cuts are Increasing Racial Disparities.” Community members, faith leaders, and members of the state legislature gathered in Seattle, Spokane, and Mt. Vernon for a press conferences. The one in Seattle took place at Greater Mt. Baker Baptist Church at 10 […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Sen. Jim Webb called for ending government-run diversity programs in a newspaper column on July 23
I am writing this letter to you, long overdue, concerning the continual seeming prejudice shown toward single older white males and females and possibly other groups in the North Seattle areas!
On July 17, California formally apologized to Chinese Americans for racist laws that were enacted starting with the Gold Rush period in the mid-19th century. According to a recent TIME magazine story, the racist laws, some of which were not repealed until the 1940s, prevented Chinese Americans from owning property, marrying whites, working in the public sector, or testifying against whites in courts.