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Perception of Asian Americans & RIP Vincent Chin

Posted June 26th, 2011 by Peter · 7 Comments

Hi everyone, it’s been hard to write lately with work and other obligations. That doesn’t mean we at SAPL are still not following the recent events such as the commemoration o f the brutal and untimely death of Vincent Chin, who was truly a martyr for Asian American legal rights and bringing the community together. [...]

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United States AAPI Leaders Briefing Live Stream

Posted May 4th, 2011 by Peter · No Comments

I just received an email announcing that the Asian American and Pacific Islander Leader Briefing will be going on at 10:50am today. Check it out if you’re interested in the future of AAPIs. We are pleased to announce that the White House AAPI Leaders Briefing will be LIVESTREAMED at www.whitehouse.gov/aapi When: Wednesday, May 4 at 1:50pm [...]

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Only In Asia #1 – Selling Fruit by Horse Carriage in Urban Cities

Posted April 2nd, 2011 by Peter · 7 Comments

This is our first installment of Only In Asia: Selling Fruit by Horse-Drawn Carriage in Urban Cities. This awesome photo was taken by our very own kvietgrl in Beijing, China. When I was working in Beijing last year, I sometimes saw villagers come to town on Horse-Drawn Carriages to sell fruit (mostly), but I never had [...]

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The Asian Whizkid’s Sibling? The Heartthrob

Posted March 4th, 2011 by Peter · 11 Comments

This article from the Huffington Post is a very unique look into emerging Asian Sensations all around the world. No longer are stereotypes of good grades and musical virtuosity creating social awkwardness for these Asians. The emerging scene appears to be accomplishing those feats as well as looking hip and .. dare I say– Cool. [...]

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