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Nielsen Report: Informed Influencers and Powerful Purchasers: The Asian American Consumer Journey

New report examines the consumer journey and online shopping influence of the $1 trillion Asian American market Originally Published by Nielsen. Asian Americans hold a unique and powerful position as both financial drivers and influencers in today’s digitally powered path to purchase. Nielsen’s newly published Diverse Intelligence Series consumer report,…

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

The Trump administration plans to toss an Obama-era guideline that encourages colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity. The Department of Justice (DOJ) is reversing 2011 and 2016 legal guidelines set during the Obama administration to “avoid racial isolation” as administration officials contend the guidelines…

The 115th Congress Not a Model for Diversity

The 115th Congress began its session on Tuesday. It’s being said thatNovember’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. Out of 352 men and…

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

Bill O’Reilly, host of Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” is receiving backlash for a segment of his show where correspondent Jesse Watters traveled to New York City’s Chinatown to essentially perpetuate racist stereotypes. O’Reilly prefaces the “Watters’ World” segment by saying, “In the first presidential debate, China was mentioned 12…

Report: Whites No Longer Majority, Asians Largest Immigrant Group

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock By 2055, use of the term”minority”in regards to race will be obsolete as no racial or ethnic group will be a majority in the U.S., according to a new report. In “Modern Immigration Wave Brings 59 Million to U.S., Driving Population Growth and Change…

Jeb Bush Insults Asians To Relieve Backlash from Latinos

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. Bush first used the term during a radio interview last week in reference to children born…

Asian Americans Scarce Among Silicon Valley Executives

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock A new report released by the Ascend Foundation, a Pan-Asian non-profit advocacy group, described another aspect of Silicon Valley’s well-documented issues with diversity. Asians nearly equal whites in staff roles in the five major tech companies that were researched but hit a “glass ceiling”…

Duke Prof Unapologetic for 'Noxious' Racial Comments

By Sheryl Estrada Duke University Political Science Professor Jerry Hough left contentious comments on a New York Times editorial, “How Racism Doomed Baltimore” on race and the Baltimore uprising, and he’s not apologizing. In his comments, Hough said the editorial was wrong. “The blacks get awful editorials like this that…