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A New Study Shows Asian-American Law School Enrollment Has Dropped More Than 40 Percent

By August 16

Yahoo News, 7/26/17
“It does mean that the growth of Asian-Americans going into the profession is going to be slower ... so this is worrisome.” -Justice Goodwin Liu Read more

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The Uncomfortable Truth About Affirmative Action and Asian-Americans

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The New Yorker, 8/10/17
Since the nineties, the share of Asians in Harvard’s freshman class has remained stable, while the percentage of Asians in the U.S. population has more than doubled.

Categorized in: Race and Civil Rights

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Preaching the Gospel of Diversity, but Not Following It

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The New York Times, 12/17/16
Out of the 20-plus reporters who covered the presidential campaign for The New York Times, there were no Latinos or Asians and merely 2 were black.

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Airbnb host hit with a $5,000 fine for canceling on this Asian guest over her race

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Business Insider, 7/14/2017
In February, Airbnb host Tim Barker canceled on Dyne Suh, who drove through a snowstorm to get to his cabin in Big Bear, California. Baker said, "I wouldn't

Categorized in: Race and Civil Rights

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Law schools have Asian American students, so why aren’t there more Asian Judges?

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The Washington Post, 07/18/17
A study done by Yale states that Asian Americans are overrepresented in law schools and firms but fall behind other racial groups when it comes

Categorized in: Education

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Asian Americans and the Future of Affirmative Action

By June 28

The Atlantic, 6/28/16
In his new book, Earning Admission: Real Strategies for Getting Into Highly Selective Colleges, the strategist Greg Kaplan urges Asians not to identify as such on their applications.

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Asian-American Actors Are Fighting for Visibility. They Will Not Be Ignored.

By May 25

New York Times, 5/25/16
When Constance Wu landed the part of Jessica Huang, the Chinese-American matriarch on the ABC sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat,” she didn’t realize just how significant

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Obama to Asian-American Community: “You Are part of the Lifeblood of this Nation”

By May 5

NBC News, 5/5/16
President Barack Obama addressed a range of topics including healthcare, education disparities, and immigration at a gala dinner Wednesday note hosted by the Asian Pacific American Institute for

Categorized in: Government / WHIAAPI in the News, Immigration, Race and Civil Rights, Uncategorized

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Rep. Grace Meng Elected New Chair of CAPAC Leadership PAC

By April 13

NBC News, 4/13/16
Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), the first Asian-American Congress member from New York State, has been elected the new chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Leadership

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Advocates Worried Navy Espionage Case Could Hurt Asian Americans

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NBC News, 4/13/2016
When the case of Navy Lt. Comdr. Edward C. Lin, who stands accused of handing over state secrets to a foreign government, broke earlier this week, Lin became

Categorized in: Race and Civil Rights

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