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Presidential Proclamation -- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2016

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are the fastest growing racial group in our country, growing over 4 times as rapidly as the population of the United States.  777 more words

Lia Chang

Forever Foreigner

By Alvin Sheng

In her college admissions essay, my sister talked about reconciling with her Chinese heritage. One day, on a school bus, a girl asked my sister why her face looked like a pancake. 687 more words


Doctors' message to Asian Americans: Watch out for diabetes even if you're young and thin

The patients filing into Dr. Ronesh Sinha’s clinic in Redwood City, Calif., were like nothing he had ever seen.

As a doctor in training, Sinha studied which patients were usually diagnosed with Type 2  1,133 more words

Daily News

Asian + American

First post!

I like to journal and keep records of my random thoughts, songs, inspirations, ideas, etc. I used to have blogs in the past (Xanga, anyone?). 446 more words

Asian Americans

The latest anti-abortion bill would force doctors to racially profile their patients

The House heard a bill on April 14 that could make it harder for Asian women in America to exercise their right to an abortion. The bill is called the Prenatal Discrimination Act and is commonly referred to as PRENDA. 305 more words

MEDIA MIX: Stories from emerging communities

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas is crowdfunding for a new media platform “EmergingUS” and making his appeal: “It’s time to hear new stories. Challenge old narratives. 139 more words