Department of Justice Demands Harvard Admissions Records in Affirmative Action Investigation

Harvard University

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.

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Sexual Assault Survivor Released From ICE Detention After Massive Social Media Campaign

Ny Nourn, in an undated photo. (Photo credit: YouCaring)

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.

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George Takei Accused of Sexual Assault

George Takei appears on “The Morning Show” in Toronto, Canada on June 19, 2013. (Photo Credit: Photo by Isaiah Trickey/FilmMagic)

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.

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#LetsTalkAAPI Twitter Townhall Archive

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.

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Asian American Candidates Targeted by Racist Campaign Mailers Win School Board Election

Edison public school board candidates (from left to right) Jerry Shi, Beth Moroney, Falguni Patel, and Paul Distefano. (Photo credit: News India Times)

In a repudiation of racist campaign mailers sent to the residents of Edison, New Jersey, the school board candidates targeted by the flyers have won their races for the Edison public school board.

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