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4 hrs ago | Chapel Hill News

a Hold These Truthsa confronts Japanese-American internment

Inspired by a true story, "Hold These Truths" takes place in Seattle during World War II, where University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights U.S. government orders to forcibly incarcerate people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast.

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Related Topix: Japanese-American, Prison, University of Washington, US News, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

8 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, or AAPI, are a significant factor in the changing demographics in the United States.

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Related Topix: UC Riverside, US News, Liberal Political News

12 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Mercury News editorial: Affirmative action is yesterday's solution to inequality

The Supreme Court ruling upholding Michigan's voter-approved ban on race-based affirmative action effectively puts an end to what was always a controversial strategy.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, California, Opinion

16 hrs ago | The Olympian

Chinese Fellowship thrives after 34 years

Toy Kay might be the matriarch of the Olympia Area Chinese Fellowship, but she considers herslf an American through and through.

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Related Topix: Chinese-American, Olympia, WA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US News, US Supreme Court

National Public Radio

California Bill Reignites Affirmative Action Fight

Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US News, US Supreme Court

KFVS12

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declined a Missouri death row inmate's clemency request, hours before the inmate's scheduled execution.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Wedding, Bulgaria, World News,

Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese American gets death for heroin smuggling

Jason Dinh, a 41-year-old Vietnamese American, being escorted out of a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Vietnamese-American, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Vietnam, Vietnam Travel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel,

Whittier Daily News

Japanese tattoo art show explores the craft and its future

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday-Sunday and noon-8 p.m. Thursday through Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Covina, CA, Japanese-American

Manchester Journal

Indian film stars, Bollywood Oscars come to Fla.

The city is an unusual choice for the awards because it's not known for having one of the largest Indian-American populations in the U.S., but tourism officials hope it will be an economic boon.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts, Cinema, Indian-American, Tampa, FL

OC Weekly

'How To Fight In Six Inch Heels' Is An Instruction on Vietnamese America

The children of the Vietnamese Diaspora might have the most interesting relationship with their roots of all the second generations of the major immigrant groups in the United States.

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Related Topix: Vietnamese-American, Santa Ana, CA, Orange County, CA

WebProNews

Nina Davuluri: Miss America Appeals To School To Reconsider Student's Suspension

Reigning Miss America Nina Davuluri has urged a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider its decision to suspend and 18-year-old high school senior who asked her to be his prom date during a school assembly.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Indian-American

South China Morning Post

Bodies of two Chinese passengers pulled from South Korean ferry as death toll tops 100

South Korean coast guards and rescue workers are seen at the accident site of the capsized South Korean ferry Sewol in Jindo.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, China, Chinese-American, Weather

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Asian Cultural Festival organizer is an immigrant who wants to bring cultures together

Carol Wei emigrated from China to America in 2007. There were many things that surprised and shocked her, from the way people dress to store hours.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Overland Park, KS, Wyandotte County, KS, Kansas City, KS, Weird

Los Angeles Times

Irvine's Friendship City program brings anything but warm relations

Along with its manicured greenbelts and meticulously neat neighborhoods, Irvine suddenly has something else on its hands: an international incident.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Chinese-American, Vietnamese-American, Orange County, CA

BlogHer

Dear Graffiti Artist David Choe: 'Yes With Her Eyes' Is Rape

Los Angeles artist David Choe became famous after painting a mural for the small office of a little-known startup called Facebook.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

The Star Online

More Chinese issues will be raised in Senate, says Lee

KUALA LUMPUR: Newly appointed senator MCA vice-president Datuk Lee Chee Leong wants to bring up more Chinese issues in the Dewan Negara.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Chinese-American, Southeast Asia

United Methodist Church

Bishops offer comfort after ferry disaster

United Methodist bishops - including three Korean Americans - have extended prayers, words of comfort and the hope of Easter following last week's ferry tragedy in South Korea.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Korean-American, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

GPB.org

In Asian-Majority District, House Race Divides Calif. Voters

Rep. Mike Honda walks down the House steps with Rep. Raul Ruiz after a vote at the Capitol on March 20, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Raul Ruiz, Indian-American

Houston Press

Mexican-American Studies Coming Soon to a Houston Classroom Near You

As of this month, Mexican American studies, or MAS , no longer has to be categorized as an "innovative" course in Texas public schools.

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Related Topix: African-American, University of Houston

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