Archive for September, 2018

The Layup Drill

Posted on September 11th, 2018 by imprentacomm

Welcome to another edition of the Layup Drill. In this edition, we take a look at the rising star of Washington football, Jordan Clarkson’s summer vacation, and a soccer star’s crucial game to determine his future. All-American Rapp leads Dawgs Secondary Taylor Rapp (Photo from Rapp’s Instagram) The University of Washington football team began its […]

DOJ sides with Asian-American students in affirmative action suit against Harvard University

Posted on September 5th, 2018 by imprentacomm

The Department of Justice sided with Asian-American students and their families Thursday in a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University discriminates based on race in its admissions process. The case, Students For Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President And Fellows Of Harvard College, was brought to the District Court in Massachusetts by students and parents who believe that the prestigious […]

Orange County attorney’s racist Facebook rant against Asian Americans draws backlash

Posted on September 5th, 2018 by imprentacomm

ORANGE COUNTY (KABC) — An Orange County attorney’s Facebook post spurred by the movie “Crazy Rich Asians” drew major backlash. In a now-deleted post, Christina Ignatius wrote several paragraphs targeting Asians in Orange County and reinforcing negative stereotypes. “She’s in for a ride because we are not going to let this pass. We will not […]

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ success has Hollywood scrambling for similar Asian-centric stories

Posted on September 5th, 2018 by imprentacomm

LOS ANGELES — In the eight years that Lisa Takeuchi Cullen has been developing and writing for television, she never had a producer insist on casting an Asian American as the lead in a show. For years, Hollywood operated under the belief that Asians couldn’t sell a movie or a TV series. That all changed earlier […]