Posted by Lauren Balleza Question: Are the assaults on voting rights addressing legitimate abuses within the system or are they attempts to disenfranchise large groups of minorities/poor groups? Facts: The fifteenth amendment, part of the Bill of Rights, was placed… Read More »DO VOTING ID LAWS HURT OUR COMMUNITY?
Posted by Robin Suralta Bullying is a major issue in the API community, studies have shown that Asian American, Sikh, and Muslim students have experience bullying than other races. With this the White House has launched the campaign #ActToChange which… Read More »#ACTTOCHANGE API ANTI-BULLYING CAMPAIGN
Posted by Sharon Yuen On October 1st, 2015, California became the first state to have mandatory sexual consent lessons in high schools. California has also headed another ‘first’ when it required colleges and universities to adopt the affirmative consent policy… Read More »CALIFORNIA BECOMES FIRST STATE TO REQUIRE SEXUAL CONSENT CLASS
Posted by Allison Fong Domestic violence is a major issue throughout China. Legislation for the protection of domestic violence victims has recently been proposed in the mainland. China’s criminal laws lack provisions regarding the protection of domestic violence victims… Read More »CHINA CONSIDERS FIRST LAW PROTECTING DV SURVIVORS
Posted by Becky Liang On June 22, 2015, Tyrell D. Shaw, a twenty-five year old artist and bow tie designer, was found dead, hanging from a rope tied to the bottom of an elevator shaft. In the previous six days,… Read More »TYRELL D. SHAW AND RACIAL FETISHIZATION
From http://aapivoices.com/jindal-vs-asianam/ Posted by Jordan DeAngelo On July 15th 2015, Lousiana governor Bobby Jindal announced his presidential campaign, becoming yet another member of the crowded Republican field. Interestingly enough, Jindal is the only Asian American presidential candidate between both parties. … Read More »BOBBY JINDAL: ASIAN AMERICAN-NESS AND RACIAL IDENTITY