Posted by Vivian Wu Equality is for all, but I guess the definition for “all” isn’t the same to everyone. Once again, our government tests our community. As Asian/Pacific Islanders, we’ve been known for our favoritism towards males and boys… Read More »FIGHT BACK AGAINST ATTACKS ON ASIAN WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS!
Posted by Cindy Khantushig In a recent event, Margaret Cho chatted with Tilda Swinton about the controversial whitewashing of Asians in the Marvel Studios movie, Doctor Strange. Cho was unable to understand why Swinton didn’t see what the problem with… Read More »WHITEWASHING AND UNDERREPRESENTATION OF ASIANS IN THE MEDIA
Posted by Michelle Lu On February 7, Russian President signed a law that would decriminalize domestic abuse for first time offenders in cases where it doesn’t cause “substantial bodily harm,” along with the Russian Parliament who voted 380-3 in favor… Read More »FAILING OUR FAMILIES: RUSSIA DECRIMINALIZES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Posted by Emily Mei One night in Chesapeake, Virginia, a Chinese grandpa was sitting in his minivan outside the clubhouse training his Pokemon on the smartphone virtual reality app, Pokemon Go. The grandpa, Jiansheng Chen, had just dropped off his… Read More »JUSTICE FOR GRANDPA CHEN
Posted by Julian Castro My story of the week was about refugees and undocumented immigrants entering America. Most of this controversy started during Trump’s election and his new laws and plans that involve building the wall in an attempt to banish undocumented immigrants coming from the southern border between America and Mexico,… Read More »IN SEARCH OF SANCTUARY
Posted by Anna Cui A morning talk show on Morocco’s state television broadcast a segment teaching people how to cover up domestic violence with makeup. The viewers reflected negatively which resulted in the TV station apologizing. The idea of covering… Read More »COVERING UP THE PROBLEM
Posted by Amber Chang Arvin Temkar’s blog post, “Suffering in the Dark,” highlights the necessity of bringing awareness to people of color suffering from mental health. Temkar brings awareness to the issue through the new book released by Bruce Springsteen titled Born… Read More »API MENTAL HEALTH HEROES
Posted by Wesley Phung Following the recent presidential election, there were a ton of surprises that were concealed by the president elect, Donald Trump, shocking victory. Despite the eye-opening results, there certainly were statistics from the polls that made people… Read More »THE SURPRISING RESULTS OF ASIAN AMERICAN VOTES IN THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Posted by Julian Castro My story of the week was an article about a Caucasian chef announcing his judgments about how to eat pho, the famous Vietnamese noodle soup, correctly. Bon Appetit magazine was facing major criticism when the Philadelphian chef… Read More »HOW DO *YOU* EAT PHO?