• Less than 1% of US elected leaders are Asian American, despite making up more than 6% of the US population

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    In this April 15, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden, accompanied by from left, Vice President Kamala Harris, Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, Mark Takano, D-Calif., Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., and Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., speaks during a meeting with members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Executive Committee at the White House in Washington.
    Andrew Harnik/AP
    Less than 1% of elected leadership in the US are members of the AAPI community.
    But AAPI individuals make up more than 6% of the population.
    The statistic was included in a report by the Reflective Democracy Campaign...
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  • Here is why the Bidens seem to tower over the Carters in that bizarre viral photo of the president and first lady with their oldest living counterparts

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    In this April 30, 2021, photo released by The White House, former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter pose for a photo with President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden at the home of the Carter's in Plains Ga.
    Adam Schultz, The White House via AP
    A photo of Joe and Jill Biden meeting with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter last week has puzzled the internet.
    The Bidens appear to tower over the former first couple in a photo taken at the Carters' Georgia home.
    A specific photography method and the framing of the photo are likely responsible for the oddity.
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