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Xi tells Southeast Asian leaders China does not seek ‘hegemony’

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Beijing Chinese President Xi Jinping told leaders of the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at a summit on Monday that Beijing would not "bully" its smaller regional neighbors, amid rising tens...

Andrew Yang condemns NPR article about ‘disappointment’ over Asian Boston mayor: ‘Sends a terrible message’

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"The fact is, there's a media fixation on race that ends up dividing people, pitting different groups against different groups," Yang said. "This was painful for me because I know Michelle Wu. I was happy for her, an...

Judge in Kyle Rittenhouse trial makes inappropriate Asian food joke

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The judge presiding over the homicide trial of Kyle Rittenhouse confused observers after making a strange and off-color joke inside the courtroom on Thursday. "I hope the Asian food isn't coming.. isn't on one of t...

Greg Norman heads Saudi-backed investment for Asian Tour

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A majority of the funding for LIV Golf Investments comes from the Public Investment Fund, the investing arm of Saudi Arabia chaired by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Still to be determined is whether this was the ...

A Utah school district ignored hundreds of racial harassment complaints against Black and Asian American students, DOJ says

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Black and Asian American students were harassed at a school district in Utah for years and officials deliberately ignored complaints from parents and students, a federal civil rights investigation found. The Justic...

The problem with the term ‘Asian American,’ according to Jay Caspian Kang

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Will Asian Americans become White? The question -- which considers whether Asian Americans will fully assimilate into the multicultural elite -- is at the heart of "The Loneliest Americans," a provocative new book o...

Andrew Yang could be part of mass exodus of Asian Americans ditching Democratic Party, author says

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"He may have chosen the Democratic Party in the first place because he felt like that was the party that basically represented Asians. And, maybe at a time, that was true but now it's increasingly not being the case,...

Asian American lawmakers want DOJ to speed up action on hate crimes law

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Two Democratic lawmakers are urging the Justice Department to swiftly implement a federal law aimed at countering the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter sent to Attorney Gen...

San Francisco suspects targeted Asian women in 70 robberies, believed they didn’t use banks, investigators say

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An investigation into the crime spree began in late 2020 when the robberies and purse snatches started, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said.  The thefts all followed the same pattern: The suspects ...

Asian American leaders fear Covid-19 origin report could fuel more bigotry and violence

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Asian American leaders are concerned that a report on the origins of the Covid-19 virus expected to be released this week by the Biden administration will be used to "legitimize racist language" and lead to more ant...

Asian Americans reported being targeted at least 4,500 times this year

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Potri Ranka Manis says she was trying to handout free face masks on the New York City subway when she was assaulted and called a racial slur. "Mind your own business, c***k. You get out of this state, Chinese. Go ho...

Barbie condemned after releasing ‘inclusive’ Tokyo Olympics collection without visible Asian representation

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America's most popular fashion doll Barbie has received widespread criticism on social media for not featuring an Asian Barbie in their collection dedicated to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Mattel, the toy company ...

Female Asian and Pacific Islander characters are still objectified in films, a new report finds

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From "Full Metal Jacket" in the '80s to "Mean Girls" in the '00s, Asian and Pacific Islander women have historically been exoticized and hypersexualized in Hollywood -- and the problem lingers today. Female Asian an...

Ex-coach/player wants meeting with Goodell over Asian remark

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Chung said on a conference call Monday the league never told him why a requested meeting with Goodell was not arranged nor how the NFL's investigation was conducted. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Chung, ...

Report finds little-known security unit in Commerce abused power and investigated employees of Chinese or Southeast Asian ancestry for years

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A report by a Senate committee found that a little-known security unit within the Department of Commerce abused its power and oftentimes monitored employees of color without any evidence of wrongdoing. The report, ...

‘Inconvenient Minority’ author: How are Asian Americans succeeding if US is systemically racist?

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"Critical race theory asserts that the world and America are divided into a racial caste system, Whites on the top, Blacks on the bottom," Kenny Xu, author of "An Inconvenient Minority: The Attack on Asian American E...

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