Asian American Group Files Anti-Affirmative Action Complaint Against Yale, Dartmouth, Brown: What You Need To Know

Yale Law School (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I can’t believe we’re dealing with this again. Less than a year after the Department of Education dismissed a frivolous administrative complaint filed by the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) against Harvard University, the AACE has now announced it will file...more

‘Quantico’ Recap: Season 1, Episode 22, “Yes”

QUANTICO – “Yes” (Photo Credit: ABC / Jonathan Wenk) By Guest Contributor: Lakshmi Gandhi (@LakshmiGandhi) Lakshmi’s recaps for “Quantico” episodes 1-7 can be found here...more

Asian Americans: What are We Doing to Break TV’s Bamboo Ceiling?

Daniel Wu of AMC’s “Into the Badlands”. (Photo Credit: AMC) Guest Contributor:...more

Rest in Peace to Minority Militant, Asian American Blogger

The Minority Militant, in his blog profile picture. (Photo Credit: The Minority Militant) I was deeply saddened to learn last night from Phil of YOMYOMF...more

South Asian Women Respond to Azealia Banks’ Racist and Homophobic Twitter Meltdown

Azealia Banks in a screen capture from her music video, “Atlantis”. (Photo credit: YouTube) Songwriter and artist...more

‘Quantico’ Recap: Season 1, Episode 21, “Right”

QUANTICO – “Right” (Photo Credit: ABC / Phillipe Bosse) By Guest Contributor: Lakshmi Gandhi (@LakshmiGandhi) Lakshmi’s recaps for “Quantico” episodes 1-7 can be found here...more

11 AAPI Student Films to Start Off Your APA Heritage Month!

Screen capture from “Banana Trip”, short film by Hyungjik Lee at Florida State University. This week, the Twittersphere...more

Dept. of Education Announces Major AAPI Disaggregation Federal Grant Initiative

(Photo Credit: WHIAAPI) In an understated YouTube video (after the jump) released by the White House Initiative for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI), US Secretary of Education John King Jr announced that the federal government is putting $1 million dollars towards the fight to disaggregate AAPI data. As readers...more

‘Quantico’ Recap: Season 1, Episode 20, “Drive”

QUANTICO – “Drive” (Photo Credit: ABC / Phillipe Bosse) By Guest Contributor: Lakshmi Gandhi (@LakshmiGandhi) Lakshmi’s recaps for “Quantico” episodes 1-7 can be found here...more

All Californians Deserve To Be Counted: Why Data Disaggregation Matters for AAPIs | #AllCACounts

Protesters rally behind #AllCACounts (Photo Credit: SEARAC) The AAPI community is a big tent that encompasses people whose backgrounds span over forty different Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic identities. Our pan-ethnic AAPI identity has facilitated a robust interethnic solidarity central to most of our history’s shared political victories. Yet, while we recognize the many benefits of this convenient and coalitional AAPI identity, we must also refuse to allow anyone with whom we share this tent to be erased or silenced ....more
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