The history of attacks against Asian Americans is complicated. Addressing it will be, too

“Nobody came. Nobody helped. Nobody made a video.” For Vargas, Quintana’s remarks underscored how he feels Asian Americans have long been seen in the US: as “the invisible within the invisibles.” “It’s been really quite stunning to witness ‘mainstream America’ wake up to this invisibility,” said Vargas, a journalist whose organization Define American seeks to […]

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US ‘ready’ for nuclear talks with Iran… with precondition of addressing ‘regional issues’

The Joe Biden administration said it’s willing to sit down with Iran to discuss renewing the 2015 nuclear pact, though a senior US official noted the talks must cover other “regional issues” – a potential deal-breaker for Tehran. “The United States would accept an invitation from the European Union High Representative to attend a meeting […]

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There are just four black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. Here’s how they are addressing the death of George Floyd

That’s four black leaders among the largest 500 companies in the United States: Marvin Ellison of Lowe’s (LOW), Kenneth Frazier of Merck (MRK), Roger Ferguson of TIAA, and Jide Zeitlin of Tapestry (TPR). “I sat down several times to write this letter, but stopped each time. My eyes welling up with tears. This is personal,” […]

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