Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. The term refers to a panethnic group that includes diverse populations, which have origins in East Asia, South Asia, or Southeast Asia, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. This includes people who indicate their race(s) on the census as "Asian" or reported entries such as "Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Other Asian". In 2017, Asian Americans comprised 5.6% of the U.S. population; including multiracial Asian Americans, that percentage increases to 6.9%.
Andrew Yang's key plank of his Democratic campaign was to give every American $1000 a month. His performance in the first Democratic debate was a dud, but during the second one, something clicked. In..
U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been accused of racism in labeling the coronavirus pandemic the "Chinese virus," said in tweets on Monday that Asian-Americans were not responsible for spreading.. Reuters - Published
A flyer in Los Angeles' Carson area, with a fake seal of the World Health Organization, tells residents to avoid Asian-American businesses like Panda Express because of a coronavirus outbreak. A Los.. Reuters - Published
A lawsuit challenging Harvard University's applications process may be headed to the Supreme Court. A federal judge rejected claims that Harvard discriminates against Asian American applicants. Jan.. CBS News - Published
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