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Trump to Reverse Obama-Era Guidelines on Considering Race in College Admissions

Trump's efforts to rescind the affirmative action guidelines just add to the trend to erase landmark accomplishments of the Obama legacy.

The Trump administration plans to toss an Obama-era guideline that encourages colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity.

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The 115th Congress Not a Model for Diversity

The number of women and minorities has slightly increased, and Congress remains overwhelmingly male and white — much like boardrooms in the U.S.

Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s selfie at House GOP conference in November. / Twitter

The 115th Congress began its session on Tuesday. It's being said that November's elections resulted in the most diverse congress ever. But that's not saying much, as the increase from the 114th Congress is minimal. The voice of the people is not representative of U.S. demographics.

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'O'Reilly Factor' Chinatown Segment Called Racist by Lawmakers, Asian American Journalists

"I'm disgusted by this racism," Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), the first Chinese American woman elected to Congress, said about the Fox News segment.

 

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Report: Whites No Longer Majority, Asians Largest Immigrant Group

A new Pew Center report predicts how immigration will drive population growth over the next 50 years.

By Sheryl Estrada

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Jeb Bush Insults Asians To Relieve Backlash from Latinos

Bush said his "anchor babies" comments were "frankly … related to Asian people," not Hispanics.

Jeb Bush on Wednesday received more criticism for his "anchor babies" remarks, this time from Asian-American leaders who said Bush was insulting them to deflect from the backlash he was receiving from Hispanic voters.

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Asian Americans Scarce Among Silicon Valley Executives

A new report shows that while Asian Americans are well represented among the work force of five large tech firms, they remain underrepresented in leadership roles.

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By Michael Nam

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Duke Prof Unapologetic for 'Noxious' Racial Comments

Duke Professor Jerry Hough wrote in the comments section of a New York Times editorial that "the Blacks" need to learn about integration from Asian Americans.

By Sheryl Estrada

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