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Category: Race/Ethnic Relations

Political Parties Ignore API Vote at Their Peril

For Asian voters, ethnic loyalties are helping to galvanize an electorate largely ignored by Republicans and Democrats alike.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

For Novelist and TV Writer Leonard Chang, It’s All About Connecting

Chang’s back with an autobiographical novel titled "Triplines," a coming-of-age story centered on 11-year-old Lenny who has to deal with with a dysfunctional Korean immigrant family, an abusive, alcoholic father at home and racist bullying at school.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Ethnic Voters Encouraged to Vote in Nov. Elections

“The fact is, the state of California has an increasingly growing ethnic voter population. Soon, the majority of the state will be ethnic voters,” says Mark DiCamillo, director of The Field Poll.
categories MediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Glendale Celebrates Filipino History Month

The City of Glendale  joins the Filipino community in celebrating the month of October as the annual Filipino American History Month.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

‘Spa Night’ Explores the Story of a Closeted Korean American Teen

This Kickstarter film follows the story of David Cho, a closeted 18-year-old Korean American teen living in the Koreatown, who takes a job at a Korean spa and finds an underground culture of gay sex.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Why Are Southern California's Chinese Schools Losing Students?

Enrollment in the region's Chinese-language schools has steadily decreased in the last 10 years, World Journal (世界新闻) reports.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Why Candidates Shouldn’t Ignore Asian American Voters

Asians and Pacific Islanders are a fast-growing population and as a voting bloc, their numbers have nearly doubled since 2000, but political candidates continue to ignore them.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Fil-Am Activist to Return to Ferguson with Amnesty International USA

Kalayaan Mendoza, a Filipino-American activist who made headlines when he administered first aid to a tear gassed journalist during the August riots in Ferguson, Mo., is once again returning to action as he is set to join Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) this weekend in the front lines of protests that are expected to take place in St. Louis.
categories Public SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

LA City Hall Celebrates Fil-Am History Month

The Los Angeles City Hall joined the Filipino employees of the city in celebrating the Filipino American History Month.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsRace/Ethnic Relations

Community Gathers Support for Accused Fil-Am Calif. Teacher

In September, Bernadette Yuson was accused of using a racial slur against a black student, while rearranging the desks in class. Yuson, who has been placed on administrative leave by the school district, claims to be innocent.
categories EducationRace/Ethnic Relations
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