Issues & Racism
Most Asian Americans face racial discrimination, stereotypes: survey
A new Pew Research Center (PRC) report reveals that Asian Americans continue to face prejudice, with a majority feeling that their experienc...
Michelle De Pacina
10 anti-Asian stereotypes that need to be dumped NOW
As we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, it’s important to remember historic events and sociocultural narr...
Asian American History
San Dieguito superintendent apologizes for saying Asian students succeed because they’re wealthy Chinese
Cheryl James-Ward, superintendent of the San Dieguito Union High School District, faced criticism after suggesting that Asian students are ...
Asian American women are being used to ‘prove’ white male supremacy is a ‘myth’ — Here’s why that’s wrong
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Hmong American PhD student rejected for prestigious fellowship for not being in ‘underrepresented’ group
A Hmong American Ph.D. candidate studying neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was refused a fellowship after it was determin...
John Oliver Destroys the Model Minority Myth in ‘Last Week Tonight’
British American comedian John Oliver recently educated audiences about Asian Americans, explaining why the racial group is not a monolith a...
Your ‘Model Minority’ is Speaking Now, America Needs to Listen
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“I hope you’re not from China,” one patient tells me. “Y...
23% of Asian Americans in California are Struggling with Poverty, Survey Reveals
Nearly one in four Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in California are working and struggling with poverty, debunking the model-mi...
The Affirmative Action Debate is Driving a Wedge Between Asians and Other Minorities
According to the Pew Research Center, the U.S. Asian Population grew 72% from 2000 to 2015, making us the fastest growing minority ethnic gr...