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Trump Judges and Justice Department Reject Racial Preferences in Education

“For every person you ‘help’ due to race, you necessarily hurt another person due to race,” Trump-appointed Judge James Ho (pictured) recently explained in a Louisiana case, as the president’s Justice Department also fights Harvard’s discrimination in Massachusetts against Asian Americans.

Both sides say data on their side in Harvard admissions suit

NYT: Harvard Is Wrong that Asians Have Terrible Personalities

New York Times contributor Wesley Yang fired back at Harvard University after a report last week revealed that the prestigious institution was giving Asian applicants low personality ratings without even meeting them.

Cristina Garcia (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Embattled California #MeToo Leader Made Anti-Asian Comments

California State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), one of the female leaders of the “#MeToo” movement in California, reportedly said she wanted to punch an “Asian person” in the face in 2014, according to new allegations.

Chinese Americans for Trump (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

Report: Asian-Americans Drifting from Republican Party

A new report from the National Asian American Survey reveals that Asian-Americans are continuing to drift away from the Republican Party after decades of staunch support as the party’s most reliable ethnic minority group.

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Hillary Clinton Returns to Her Mother’s ‘Roots’ in California

Hillary Clinton drew back to her mother’s “roots” during a visit to the Golden State’s San Gabriel Valley—where her mother attended school—this week. As part of her fundraising tour, Clinton made a specific appeal to the Asian American community during a speech at the San Gabriel Hilton.

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‘America Is the Land of Opportunity’: Microaggression on Campus!

Former U.S. Director of Homeland Security and current University of California President Janet Napolitano is reportedly training professors in the UC system how to avoid using alleged microaggresions, which now include such patriotic expressions as “America is the land of opportunity,” “There is only one race, the human race,” and “I believe the most qualified person should get the job.”

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Asian-American Files Complaint Against Ivy League Schools, Alleges Discrimination

In another telling hint that universities are discriminating against Asian-Americans, Michael Wang, who notched a perfect ACT score, a 2230 SAT, a 4.67 weighted grade point average and 13 Advanced Placement courses on his resume, was rejected by seven Ivy League universities and Stanford in 2013. The only Ivy League school to accept him was the University of Pennsylvania.

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Study Pretends Silicon Valley Discriminates Against Asians

Earlier this week, the San Jose Mercury published an article, “Asian-American Tech Workers Absent from Silicon Valley’s Executive Suites,” that describes how the Ascend Foundation wants to add Asians to the classes of black, women and Latino engineers that are