“Next year’s undergraduate application will include 23 Asian American and Pacific Islander categories, up from the eight that are currently recorded. This…will go a long way towards dispelling the harmful minority myth in higher education. “
“Campus police say a Central Michigan University student has admitted to playing a role in hanging four nooses in a classroom…More than 30 students had rallied on the Mount Pleasant school’s campus Friday to protest hate crimes.”
“Thousands of African American demonstrators from across the country marched on the Justice Department yesterday in a large and emotional protest over what they termed the inequality of the nation’s justice system.”
“Hate crime incidents in the United States rose last year by nearly 8 percent, the FBI reported Monday, as racial prejudice continued to account for more than half the reported instances.”
“Three young black men break into a white man’s home in rural Northern California. The homeowner shoots two of them to death — but it’s the surviving black man who is charged with murder.”
“One of the neat things about the protest, which took place at West 84th and Broadway, was the Latino workers joined in. So the chants switched between English, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. Trilingual boycotts!”
OMG no way! “MediaTakeOut.com has learned that The Maury Povich Show is caught in its very own paternity scandal. According to tabloid reports, guests on his popular Paternity Test episodes are frequently acting.”
“American music channel MTV has launched an Arabic service, beaming into 36 million households. MTV Arabia will screen Arab music videos, talent shows and American programs such as Pimp My Ride and Punk’d, but adapted for Arab audiences.”
“You ain’t almost Asian just cuz you know that the young folk use AZN to show their pride or cuz you spent two years in Hong Kong, most likely butchering the shit out of Cantonese and its eight muthafuzzing tones. “
“The show follows six Western athletes from the U.S and U.K as they travel to different parts of the world to learn the ‘warrior’ traditions of indigenous tribesmen, from wrestling in the Amazon, stick fighting in South Africa…”
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