A Korean-founded church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania has asked its crown-wearing followers to prepare to bear arms and die for Donald Trump, whom they believe is facing persecution from Satanic forces.
The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, more simply the Sanctuary Church, first made headlines in February 2018 after causing fears in the local community over a commitment ceremony that required couples to bring AR-15 rifles.
Twitter users called out Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal for mixing up the name of a traditional Indian dish she cooked in honor of vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris.
The 55-year-old representative for Washington’s seventh district tweeted the night before the election in an effort to boost Harris’ support as she runs for vice president alongside Joe Biden, according to South China Morning Post.
Editor’s Note: Grace Meng and Judy Chu are elected Democratic politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives. The views expressed in this piece are solely their own.
Words matter. And a president’s words matter even more. That’s why it is critical that we elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, who use their words to unify and inspire us to be our best selves.
Many Twitter users are giving support to Kamala Harris after Georgia Republican Senator David Perdue made fun of her first name during a rally last Friday in Macon.
Not-so-classy move: Perdue was speaking ahead of President Donald Trump’s arrival at the Macon rally last week when he mispronounced Harris’ name in a mocking manner, according to CNN.
Actress Chloe Bennet is spearheading a campaign to get more Asian Americans to vote in the 2020 election.
Rock the vote: The “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” star, a known advocate for better Asian American representation in media, has joined producer Brad Jenkins (Funny or Die) in enlisting help from personalities to increase voter turnout, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
President Donald Trump has maintained support from the Vietnamese American community for the upcoming election in November.
Loyal support: Among Asian Americans, Vietnamese voters are the most likely to choose Trump over Joe Biden, a new survey has found.
An ad calling out President Trump for his anti-Chinese rhetoric that is believed to have affected all Asian Americans amid the COVID-19 crisis will air in battleground states weeks into the November election.
The ad, produced by the Immigrants’ List Civic Action, runs for 60 seconds and highlights headlines of Asian Americans suffering from hate crimes, which have surged since the pandemic wreaked havoc in March.
Kamala Harris was chosen to be Joe Biden’s running mate in his 2020 presidential campaign.
Despite the delays in Biden’s announcements, Biden held true to his promise made in late July that he would choose a woman as his VP pick. The Democratic presidential candidate told MSNBC’s Joy Reid that “four Black women” were in the mix, according to CNN.
In the past two decades, Asian Americans have become the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the U.S. electorate, a new analysis from the Pew Research Center shows.
According to the report, eligible Asian American voters have increased by 139% from 2000 to 2020. This year, more than 11 million will be able to cast their votes, making up 5% of the country’s electorate.
Democratic Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth’s name is being floated as one of Joe Biden’s vice-presidential picks for the 2020 election.
Duckworth, 52, the first Thai American and first woman to be elected to Congress, has appeared in several op-ed pieces that list potential running mates for Biden, according to AsAm News.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s campaign ad targeting Donald Trump drew backlash online, with many calling the video xenophobic and racist.
The ad, titled “Unprepared | Joe Biden for President,” targets Trump by highlighting his slow response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to HuffPost.
Eddie Huang has announced through Instagram that he is voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.
The author, media personality and restauranteur often uses his online presence to be vocal about issues ranging from the AAPI community to politics. He previously publically endorsed Andrew Yang and Bernie Sanders, but the two candidates have since dropped out of the presidential race.