Asian Americans

Opinion

Opinion: Why Social Perceptions of Race Matter

The U.S. House of Representatives sent the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to President Joe Biden’s desk recently, requiring the Department of Justice to establish hate crime reporting processes and ensure that the data collected is “disaggregated by protected characteristics (e.g., race or national origin).” Meanwhile, under the pretense of protecting free speech, the diminishing minority—such as Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.),

Legal Beat

Justices consider Harvard case on race in college admissions

With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue — whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions. The justices could say as soon as Monday whether they will hear an appeal claiming that Harvard discriminates against Asian American applicants, in a case that

Hate crimes

Congress OKs bill to fight hate crimes vs. Asian Americans

Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of the spate of brutal attacks that have proliferated during coronavirus pandemic. The bill, which the House passed on a 364-62 vote, will expedite the review of hate crimes

Opinion

Opinion: Anti-White Asian Senators

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Two Asian senators vowed last week to oppose every one of President Joe Biden’s “non-diverse” nominees. Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Hawaii

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