UNR Student Talks After Marching in Charlottesville White Nation – KTVN Channel 2 – Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Thousands gathered to protest in the streets Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday, among them was 20 year-old Reno resident Peter Cvjetanovic. Cvjetanovic is an undergraduate at the university studying history and political science. He traveled to Charlottesville to march in the “Unite the Right” rally, a battle over Charlottesville’s ordered removal of a statue of Robert E. […]

Who’s Taking College Spots From Top Asian Americans? Privileged Whites. – ProPublica

The Trump administration is preparing to investigate whether Asian Americans are treated unfairly as a result of admissions policies intended to boost the chances of other racial minorities. That inquiry should also look at colleges’ other major affirmative action effort — lower admission standards for applicants whose parents are alumni or major donors. by Daniel […]

Asian police and the complicity of Asian Americans in anti-blackness | nickle for my thoughts

Left: Daniel Holtzclaw, half Japanese American, convicted of raping and assaulting 13 black women on the job; Right: Peter Liang, Chinese-American, convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed, innocent black man As my black and brown friends on Facebook express grief and horror at the recorded murders of #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile, the majority of my Asian/Asian-American […]

All the Greedy Young Abigail Fishers and Me 

Years ago, I helped Abigail Fishers get into college in Texas. That was my job: I “tutored” entitled teenagers through the application process. Specifically, and ominously for my later life, I taught them to write a convincing personal essay—a task that generally requires identifying some insight, usually gained over some period of growth. And growth […]

VIDEO: The Whiteness Of The Media Is A Slow-Motion Train Wreck | Blog | Media Matters for America

MSNBC has canceled its weekend morning editorial program Melissa Harris-Perry. The cancellation deals a significant blow to diversity on cable news, as Harris-Perry consistently hosted the most diverse guests of any of the Sunday morning news shows. But the lack of diversity on Sunday morning shows is just part of a much broader media diversity problem. People of color are […]