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What does AA stand for?

AA stands for Asian American

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Russell Jeung, associate professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco State University has published an analysis of Asian American voting patterns in the 2008 presidential election, including a breakdown of nine ethnic groups and 11 religious affiliations that make up the Asian American vote.
NEW YORK, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deven Sharma, President of Standard & Poor's, will be presented "the Pinnacle Award", the highest honor of the evening, by the Asian American Business Development Center at its 10th annual Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award gala at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City on June 16.
This is not just about getting good films to our Asian American viewers; it's about offering good films that all Americans should have the chance to see," she said.
BUT AS Michigan voters this fall consider the latest Ward Connerly ballot measure, which would prohibit consideration of race and gender in university admissions, it is becoming clear that Asian Americans are hidden in a dangerous blind spot.
The team monitored stigmatizing ideas and behaviors in the general population and the media, particularly toward Asian Americans, who were disproportionately reporting fear, stigmatization, and discrimination compared to the general public.