First Vietnamese American College President in California Could Get OK Today. Cornell Remembers Underrepresented AAPIs.

AsAm News, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2016

Students at Cornell University are reaching out to underrepresented AAPI groups this Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

 

In Bangladesh, Dial Facebook for Murder

 

Newslaundry, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Apr 29, 2016

News that two LGBT activists had been murdered in cold blood in Dhaka was followed by a Facebook page hailing the attackers as heroes.

 

Why Clinton Ranks with Trump as the Most Disliked Candidates in History

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Apr 21, 2016

Before she formally announced her presidential bid last April, she got overwhelmingly high popularity marks as a much admired public official.

Sesame Street Introduces Hijabi Muppet

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2016

The character will be appearing regularly on Baghch-e-Simsim (“Sesame Garden”) — a Sesame Workshop children’s series that’s been on the air in Afghanistan since December of 2011. Dawud Walid, Executive Director for the Council of Arab Islamic Relations (CAIR) told CBS Detroit that American producers of the series should consider featuring Zari.

Fil-Am Berkeley Student Rues Slow Action vs. Sexual Harassment

 

Inquirer, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2016

An exasperated Fil-Am instructor and graduate student at the University of California (UC) in Berkeley emerged utterly disappointed from a meeting with her department’s faculty and a member of the school’s anti-sexual harassment committee.

French PM: The hijab Should Be Banned at Universities

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2016

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Muslim headscarves should be banned from universities and that the majority of French people believe that the values of the Republic are incompatible with those of Islam. Valls told French newspaper Liberation: "It should be done" but conceded that the French constitution would make it difficult to do so.

Driving Change: Pakistani Women Find Autonomy in Canada

 

New Canadian Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 06, 2016

Fauzia shares that she found her passion for driving at a very young age, before she got married. For her, driving a public transport vehicle is a decision she could only have made here in Canada.

 

Cuba: Island of Broken Hearts, Including Castro's

 

New America Media, News Report, Louis Nevaer, Posted: Mar 21, 2016

When U.S. President Barack Obama traveled to Havana, he arrived on an island of broken hearts.

Spirits’ Homecoming, Movie About Comfort Women, is a Miraculous Success

 

Korean Daily News , News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2016

The movie ‘Spirits’ Homecoming’ about Korean ‘Comfort Women’ who served as sex slaves topped South Korea’s box office for 14 days.

 

Sex Abuse Led to Sex Trafficking Among Native Americans

 

Indian Country, News Report, Mary Annette Pember, Posted: Mar 14, 2016

There is a growing chorus of voices within Indian country that is turning to the unique needs of Native survivors.

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