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Growing Republican Irrelevance

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The Republican Party's refusal to accept the fact that the United States is evolving socially and demographically will drive the party to irrelevance on the national political scene.

Yup, Asians Eat WEIRD Things

Posted 07.10.2013 | Los Angeles

Depending on where you fall in your family's immigration story (on a scale from "fresh off the boat" to "fresh off the Mayflower boat"), this video wi...

Pride, DOMA and Immigration

Ryan Campbell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ryan Campbell

This was one of the reasons why the DOMA decision was so well accepted that the Castro lit up for an impromptu celebration that rivaled Pride.

WATCH: Asians Are Model Minorities..But Now How You Think

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 07.04.2013 | Impact

Eric Liu, Bill Clinton's former speechwriter and policy advisor, said Asians might be a model minority -- but not just in the paradigmatic child-of-a-...

New Report Demonstrates Persistence of Housing Discrimination But Understates the True Extent of It

Philip Tegeler | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Philip Tegeler

The report's conclusions and recommendations point to the need for more fair housing testing combined with enforcement to uncover discrimination that may not be apparent to an individual family looking for housing.

The Civil Rights Wrong of Blaming The Elite High School Admission Test

Michael Meyers | Posted 01.26.2013 | Black Voices
Michael Meyers

I dissent from this guilt premised on racial condescension and its inculcation of double standards in the guise of coming to the aid of "culturally disadvantaged" minority group black and Hispanic students who are under-represented at the elite high schools.

Post-Diversity? No. Even With a Black President

George Alexander | Posted 12.01.2012 | Media
George Alexander

Total inclusion within our society without regard to race, gender and sexual orientation is an ongoing battle. Yeah, we've come a long way, baby, but we've got a mighty long way to go.

Andrea Stone

Black And White Is Country's Biggest Multiracial Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.27.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- From 2000 to 2010, the number of Americans who consider themselves multiracial grew faster than those who self-identify as a single race...

Celebrating America's Newest Citizens

Sayu Bhojwani | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Sayu Bhojwani

On September 17, the U.S. celebrated Citizenship Day, recognizing those who have become U.S. citizens. It is a day that unites all Americans, in commemoration of our immigrant heritage and our commitment to the United States.

Obama's Executive Order Puts Blacks In the Corner At the U.S. Department of Education

Michael Meyers | Posted 10.07.2012 | Black Voices
Michael Meyers

We need President Barack Hussein Obama's leadership in streamlining government and in reorganizing society on a nonracial basis instead of doing the same thing that his predecessors have done

Survey: Asian Americans Support Affirmative Action

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.26.2012 | Education

New findings throw a wrench in an already heated debate on the proper place of affirmative action in college admission. According to two new reports, ...

Marion Barry: 'Dirty' Asian Business Owners 'Ought To Go'

Posted 04.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry (D) made some indelicate remarks about Asians on Tuesday night while celebrating his win ...

Jeremy Lins of America -- Please Stand Up!

Daniel Arrigg Koh | Posted 04.10.2012 | Home
Daniel Arrigg Koh

The stereotype of the socially inept, meek Asian-American is one that needs changing. That ultimately requires Asian-Americans to challenge themselves --- and society at large -- to rethink the place of Asian-Americans in our society.

Andrea Stone

Census: America Quickly Moving Toward White-Minority Nation

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new analysis of 2010 Census data suggests that America might be become a white-minority nation faster than once predicted. The dat...

The Big Mouths of Alexandra Wallace and Gilbert Gottfried

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

Two very recent examples of people who let their mouths get them into trouble, and why the uproar over both -- the two being vastly different forms of expression -- is a little silly.

The Asian Whizkid's Sibling? The Heartthrob

Victoria Moy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Victoria Moy

Asian Whiz Kids and their Tiger Moms surely abound. But frankly, this model is rather old. The newer, more interesting strand of Asian American is... the Heartthrob Asian.

It's Been 3 Years Since The "War Against Asians" Story Ran In CU's Student News Site

Gil Asakawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

To me, the significance of February 19 will always be underscored by the outrage I felt on Feb. 18 three years ago today. I'm glad that outrage has passed and turned into an opportunity for me to work with the eager, smart and savvy students that work today on the CU Independent.

William Alden

Foreclosure Crisis Intensified Among Blacks, Hispanics: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

African Americans have suffered disproportionately from foreclosures due to racially discriminatory lending practices, a new study shows (h/t to Felix...

Suburbs Losing Young Whites To Cities, Brookings Institution Finds

AP / Huffington Post | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - White flight? In a reversal, America's suburbs are now more likely to be home to minorities, the poor and a rapidly growing older populat...

2010 Census: Officials Worry Low Response Rate Is Form Of Anti-Government Protest

Houston Chronicle | Richard S. Dunham and Meredith Simons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Contrary to historical trends," the Houston Chronicle reports, "some of the toughest challenges" facing the agency responsible for carrying out the 2...

COLUMN: Too many Asians?

The Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Duke's entering Class of 2009 contained the highest percentage of Asian students that the University had ever enrolled, at least at the time. Asian s...

sold into slavery

Katharine Quarmby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katharine Quarmby

The chilling story of a young disabled woman, who was sold for £8000 in a sham marriage to a Chinese man hoping to enter the United Kingdom, is unfor...

Minority Population Growing, Dispersing: Fewer Congressional Districts Are Predominantly White

The March of Diversity | Saturday, December 19, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Hispanics providing the principal engine, the nation's minority population is not only increasing but also dispersing beyond the big cities where...

Palin's Uncomfortable Racism

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Recent events don't type Palin as a racial bigot. They do type her as the latest in the long train of right-side GOP politicians who calculate that they can score big with a subtle play of the race card.

Marie Claire's Asian "Trophy Wives": We're Not Only Fetish Objects, We're Brain-Dead, Too

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Disgrasian

The complications of sexual politics notwithstanding, fetishists are easy to spot. They come at you with their prayer-bead bracelets and their suspiciously in-depth knowledge of your "culture."