New affirmative action proposal in California heats up old debate

A proposed Senate constitutional amendment in California is drawing fire from Asian Americans in that state. State Sen. Ed Hernandez is sponsoring SCA 5, which would repeal portions of Proposition 209. That proposition prohibited discrimination against people based on their unchangeable identities.

Hot white pop star dates skinny Asian dude; heads explode

It appears that Grammy-nominated singer (and white woman) Lorde has made a celebrity faux pas: dating a guy supposedly beneath her.

Marines target Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in new ad campaign

A new advertising campaign from the U.S. Marine Corps is targeting Asians and Pacific Islanders. Right now Asian Americans account for just over 2 % of Marines.

Companies try to have it both ways with racist online ads

You may have heard about the recent online Mountain Dew ad, the minute-long spot, which has been removed from Odd Future’s YouTube channel and Mountain Dew’s website, depicting a police officer goading a severely wounded white woman into picking out her attacker from a lineup of four black men and a goat. It was created by Tyler The Creator, a hip hop artist. Who's edgy.

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