Asian students accuse black students of racism at South Philadelphia High School

A story out of Philadelphia.  Asian students at South Philadelphia High have got the school board under pressure to do something about violence after being set upon by African-American students.  They’re currently boycotting by not attending classes until the board can assure their safety.  Apparently they’ve had to contend with racial epithets and attacks on … Continue reading

Cultural Factors and the Great Recession

The impact of the Great Recession has been uneven when one considers cultural factors.  It appears that self reliance, strong family structures,  advanced education in the sciences and ownership of small business have muted the Great Recession’s impact on many Asian-Americans. Cultural factors help limit recession’s impact  By Haya El Nasser, USA TODAY  RALEIGH, N.C. … Continue reading