Category Archives: Asian American

Congratulations to Rachele Kanigel, associate professor of journalism at San Francisco State University, for the launch of a new diversity style guide for journalists. The guide is filled with contemporary definitions and is well organized, listing terms alphabetically and by … Continue reading

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New take on Asian-American studies

By Joe Grimm In March, a new book will provide a new take on Asian-American history. Curious about how that history might be different in the heart of the country from circumstances on the East and West Coasts, I asked … Continue reading

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Fall reading list includes Bias Busters series

Diverse reading list for fall includes Bias Busters, book about Bill Cosby and one by Charles Blow. Continue reading

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Public schools are now mostly minorities

For years, we have known that the United States will become a country in which no racial or ethnic group is in the majority. The Pew Research Center reports why, when schools open, non-Hispanic white students will no longer be … Continue reading

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Hawaii’s diversity made election hard to call

Nate Silver’s elevated his reputation as a rock star statistician in the 2008 presidential electinby predicting the winner in 48 of 50 states. That brand helped him create the the website FiveThirtyEight.com, where he works with other numbers-minded writers. But … Continue reading

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Ted Nugent’s race remarks cost him concerts

Rocker Ted Nugent has had a controversial concert tour, having venues canceled or protested coast to coast over his remarks about Hispanics, Asians, American Indians and Trayvon Martin. * The City of Longview, Texas, paid Nugent to not perform at … Continue reading

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Top 10 countries in international high school enrollment

A new report shows that U.S. high schools are experiencing enrollment changes similar to those seen in colleges. International enrollment in U.S. schools is up and being driven by students from East Asia. The Institute of International Education reports that … Continue reading

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See Grace Lee Boggs documentary for free

This month, watch for free the new documentary “American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs.” Now almost 100 years old, the Chinese-American Detroit activist recounts stories from as far back as when the FBI had her and her husband … Continue reading

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How positive are positive stereotypes?

CNN recently featured an opinion piece calling attention to the issue of racial bias against Asians in the United States. After a study released by Wharton, Columbia and New York Universities revealed discriminating perceptions of Asian students in academia, Helen … Continue reading

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