Tag Archives: I-200

41st District My-Linh Thai’s Honest and Trustworthy Problem

My-Linh Thai is running for 41st LD State Representative. More than two months after she filed for her candidacy, and 2 weeks after we featured an article on our site questioning Thai lacked campaign issues, she finally posted her campaign priorities on her campaign web site. Given her background as BSD board member, not surprisingly,… Read More »

Meet-and-Greet with Mr. John Carlson

The Meet-and-Greet meeting with Mr. John Carlson will be held at Redmond library this Saturday (March 17th) at 12 noon. It is a great opportunity to learn from the man who led a successful campaign that passed Initiative 200, Washington Civil Rights Initiative, in 1998. We’ll first hear Mr. Carlson give us a talk, followed… Read More »

Senator Chase Town Hall Survey

If you live in 32nd District, don’t miss the opportunity to let your concerns heard by Senator Chase. Senator Chase is conducting a survey on town hall topics .  The list of topics ranging from healthcare, taxes to affirmative action.  Senator Chase is the lead sponsor of SB 6406, let Senator Chase know that you… Read More »

Meeting with Mr. John Carlson

Mr. Carlson led a successful campaign that passed Initiative 200, Washington Civil Rights Initiative, in 1998. Outspent by 5 to 1, I-200 won 59% of votes. It won in 38 of the state’s 39 counties and almost carried King County as well.  20 years later, in 2018, Washington state legislators quietly introduced bill SB 6406… Read More »

Polls show that “Most in U.S. Oppose Colleges Considering Race in Admissions”

A Gallup poll in 2016 showed that “Americans continue to believe colleges should admit applicants based solely on merit (70%), rather than taking into account applicants’ race and ethnicity in order to promote diversity (26%). ” source: gallup.com Gallup previously asked this question as part of its Minority Rights and Relations poll in 2003, 2007… Read More »

Senator Bob Hasegawa Owes Asian Americans an answer

Many Asian Americans thought that they had a voice in state senate when Senator Bob Hasegawa was elected. When he announced his candidacy for Seattle Mayor race, Northwest Asian Weekly did an article covering this news.  Read the newspaper’s cover on community reaction towards Hasegawa’s run below: [Troy Chen, a University of Washington student who… Read More »

A great post on Racial Discrimination Against Asian

I was researching how people in California won the fight against SCA-5, and came across Mr. Ward Connerly, and his non-profit organization, American Civil Rights Institute.  Then a post by Mr. Connerly back in 2017 caught my eyes – WARD CONNERLY SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ON “RACIAL DISCRIMINATION” . Below are direct quotes from Mr. Connerly’s post:… Read More »

States that ban discrimination

California  Proposition 209 (also known as the California Civil Rights Initiative or CCRI), passed by California voters in November 1996, amended the California Constitution to prohibits the state, local governments, districts, public universities, colleges, and schools, and other government instrumentalities from discriminating against or giving preferential treatment to any individual or group in public employment, public education, or public… Read More »