Thursday, July 2, 2015

The New America: Study Examines Modern Multiracial Identities - NBC News

My article for NBC News Asian America on Pew Research Center study on Multiracial Americans
Although 2.1 percent of adult Americans self-identified as multiracial on the 2010 US Census, when Pew Research Center also took into account the races of one's parents and grandparents, that number was much higher, 6.9 percent.
The New America: Study Examines Modern Multiracial Identities - NBC News

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jindal Swings at Critics With 'Tanned. Rested. Ready.' Slogan - NBC News

@BobbyJindal: "The liberal media said, "There's not much Indian left in Bobby Jindal,” so we made shirts to mock them." What? I don't understand. Plus Nixon. What? Somebody please explain. my article for nbc asian america. #bobbyjindalissowhite #jindian #askbobby

Jindal Swings at Critics With 'Tanned. Rested. Ready.' Slogan - NBC News

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Tamil Language Schools On the Rise in United States - NBC News

my article for nbc asian america on tamil schools
"Sometimes it is heartbreaking. The grandparents [who come from India to visit] want to bond with the grandkids, and the grandkids want to bond with the grandparents. But language is the barrier," said Mallichetty. "However, after a few years of Tamil School, kids can talk to their grandparents and have lots of fun with them."
Tamil Language Schools On the Rise in United States - NBC News

Monday, June 29, 2015

Post-Nepal Earthquake, US Grants Nepalis Temporary Right to Stay - NBC News

My article for NBC News Asian America
"The natural disaster this spring in Nepal made it unsafe for people to return. We have heard reports of crumbling buildings and infrastructure, and the fact is that women and children are disproportionately affected by natural disasters and become more at-risk for mistreatment or abuse," US Representative Mike Honda told NBC News, "Thanks to this decision, Nepali people will not be forced to return to an unsafe situation."
Post-Nepal Earthquake, US Grants Nepalis Temporary Right to Stay - NBC News

Friday, June 26, 2015

Activist, Author, Icon Grace Lee Boggs Turns 100 Years Old - NBC News

Happy 100th Birthday to Grace Lee Boggs
"We try to heed Grace's challenge to us," said Putnam. "She said that we must 'think beyond what we even believe is possible.' This call for critical thinking and deep imagination is her legacy to us."
Activist, Author, Icon Grace Lee Boggs Turns 100 Years Old - NBC News

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Indian Americans React to Bobby Jindal Presidential Announcement - NBC News

my article for nbc asian america. make sure to check out #bobbyjindalissowhite and #jindian on twitter.
"On issue after issue, Bobby Jindal has shown that his opinions are very different from Asian American public opinion," University of California Riverside Public Policy Professor Karthick Ramakrishnan told NBC News. "And the way he's running doesn't seem like he's going after the Indian American vote, he's going after social conservatives. Most Indian Americans are socially and fiscally liberal."
Indian Americans React to Bobby Jindal Presidential Announcement - NBC News

Hey, just got called a "liberal bigot" on Twitter, this feels like old times. Must be doing something right, lol.
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/connor-williams/2015/06/25/nbc-news-writer-indian-americans-reacted-jindal-announcement-jokes

Criminal Defense Attorney Mia Yamamoto Talks Race, Identity, Community - NBC News

such an honor to be able to interview the amazing Mia Yamamoto for NBC Asian America
Born in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II, criminal defense attorney Mia Frances Yamamoto has always known the effect that race can have on justice, and she often jokes to both audiences and clients, "I was born doing time."
Criminal Defense Mia Yamamoto Attorney Talks Race, Identity, Community - NBC News

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Vincent Chin's Estate Still Seeking Millions in Settlement Funds - NBC News

From Emil Guillermo on NBC Asian America

"People forget. It's been a long time ago. A whole generation has passed. It's ancient history to them," she said. "The main thing is we are a thorn in his side, and that he is not free."
Vincent Chin's Estate Still Seeking Millions in Settlement Funds - NBC News

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Study: International Students Outpace Americans in STEM Degrees - NBC News

my article for NBC News Asian America
According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics, international students earned 11.6 percent of all American doctoral degrees conferred during the 2012-2013 academic year. However, at the department level, a different picture emerges, with international students earning 57 percent of doctoral degrees in engineering; 53 percent of doctoral degrees in computer and information sciences; and 50 percent of doctorates in mathematics and statistics.
Study: International Students Outpace Americans in STEM Degrees - NBC News

Monday, June 22, 2015

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