Spurred by a complaint lodged by conservative anti-affirmative action Asian American groups, the Department of Justice launched an investigation into Harvard’s admissions practices earlier this year and is now threatening to sue the university if they do not turn over admissions records containing the potentially sensitive private information of students and applicants by December 1st.
After weeks and months of organizing by immigration rights groups, sexual assault victims’ rights groups, and social media users, rape and assault survivor Ny Nourn has been freed from ICE detention and is out on bail.
This post was updated on November 14, 2017. Please scroll down for updates.
In stunning news for the Asian American community, beloved community activist and Star Trek star George Takei has been accused of sexually assaulting former male model and commercial actor Scott R. Brunton in a 1981 incident.
On November 8, 2017, the #LetsTalkAAPI Twitter Townhall conversation took place to mark exactly one year from the election of President Donald J. Trump.
The townhall was sponsored by @reappropriate ad @aaaj_chicago, and organized by @spamfriedrice, @liliaaanneee, and @QuestionMarkyy. It featured tweets by @gregorycendana, @msleevang, @naunihalpublic, @mskathykhang, @aj_joven, @dawnleetu, @resistrun, @islandirie, @islanesian, and @altonwang.
This is a curated archive of that discussion containing selected tweets from the conversation. For the full townhall, please go to #LetsTalkAAPI.