Thanks Angry Asian Man! “At the height of his powers Mack was, pound for pound, the strongest man in the world. He stood 5-foot-4 and weighed 176 pounds. He once bench-pressed 500 pounds…As of Nov. 15 there will be a padlock on his door. And so an era e(tags: asianamerican)
“A woman who grew up in a Laotian orphanage in the turbulent 1960s and ’70s says she plans to donate part of a $55 million lottery jackpot she and her husband won to the people who raised her.”
“What do enviromentalism and anti-immigrant racism have in common? Alot actually if you pay close attention to some of the rhetoric coming from immigration and “green” groups.”
“It’s a familiar image for millions of Christians: Jesus, with a crown of thorns, hanging from the cross. What color is he? In a controversial new film opening Friday, he is black.”
“Enolia P. McMillan, the first female president of the NAACP and a highly regarded figure in the civil rights movement, has died of natural causes, the Baltimore-based organization confirmed Wednesday. She was 102.”
“In his first Senate term, he has taken three civil rights pilgrimages, co-sponsored a resolution apologizing to lynching victims and their descendants…But “macaca” raises a question: Has Allen really evolved, or did his true nature slip into public vie
“America’s Next Top Model cycle 3 winner Eva Pigford is set to host her own model reality show called My Model Looks Better Than Your Model (real title, no gimmicks). The grand prize will be “a chance of a lifetime” to style Eva in a fashion editorial”
“The stories are familiar: The Great White Hunter arrives on the Dark Continent. A Bible-toting missionary becomes entranced by native rhythms…Hollywood rarely has made a movie about Africa without filtering it through an Anglo character’s perspective.”
Alia Ansari was shot to death on Oct 19 in what is believed to be an anti-Muslim hate crime, because Ansari was wearing hijab. The Foundation for Self-Reliance is spearheading a protest campaign to get women to wear hijab on November 13.
“Now that AfterElton.com has run a story about current Survivor: Cook Islands contestant Brad Virata that confirms his gayness, I can say that Virata, a Filipino-Hawaiian, is the first known gay and Asian-American male ever to be featured on a televi
March 23rd-25th, 2007. At Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. Bridges, Macalester College’s Student Organization for mixed-race, cross cultural, and transracially adopted students, is excited to invite you to the 11th annual National Student Conference on(tags: mixedrace)
“The racist fans, including this white boy on the left, yelled racial slurs, painted their faces black, beat on frying pans, and wore Afro wigs when their team played a predominantly black opponent…”
Thanks Phil C! “But I was among a bunch of Asian people who constantly tell me to shhh, shhh, shhh. That’s constant with the Asians — that’s all they ever do to me.”
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