A national multi-ethnic coalition denounced Deadline for its March 24 article on Hollywood diversity by editor Nellie Andreeva.
The article paints a picture of so-called “reverse discrimination” in an industry in which people of color — who make up nearly 40% of the U.S. population — have been vastly underrepresented and caricatured since its inception … Read more
Prim Siripipat was made for television. A former Duke University tennis star, the ESPN sports broadcaster’s poise and voice translate well across this particular medium. The strength of her voice, however, holds its own alone. Siripipat also hosts an ESPN radio show, Spain and Prim, with colleague Sarah Spain and has … Read more
Story & Photos By Shirley N Lew
Dan Matthews is an emerging alternative rap-artist and a Korean adoptee. He’s been using his his first album Stuntman to express an identity shaped by his search for his biological family in Korea.
His second album Asian-ish is being released this year.
Born as Park In Soo, Matthews … Read more
The second act of the first all Asian American starting backcourt in the NBA went even better than the first act.
The Lakers behind 20 points by Jordan Clarkson and 19 from Jeremy Lin beat the Minnesota Timberwolves in overtime last night 101 – 99.
The funny thing is that the Lakers acted … Read more
This may not be a coincidence, according to a story in Think Progress.
The latest to file a case is Tina Huang who is seeking class action status in her discrimination case against Twitter. Huang … Read more
But a statistical analysis by Julie Park, an assistant professor of English at the University of Maryland, concluded that the real culprit are students admitted through special preferences.
In her blog in the … Read more
Three suspects in the Alexian Lien biker beating in New York have received a two year prison sentence, reports the New York Post.
The sentences were all part of plea bargains in which suspects Craig Wright, James Kuehne and Kaliq Douglas admitted to felony assault and riot. The three also admitted to having hit … Read more
Research conducted by Nielsen Games has found while Asian Americans are more likely to play video games, they are less likely to see themselves depicted in these games, reports Bloomberg:.
49 percent of Asian Americans surveyed disagreed with the statement ““All races have ample representation/inclusion in video-game characters.” That’s more than twice the number … Read more
If a producer handed him a scene that didn’t seem authentic, he would speak up.
If a script included a demeaning line about Asian Americans, he would voice his objections.
If … Read more
The Purple One invited a small group of 50 fans and 8 reporters to his Minneapolis recording studio Sunday night to listen to the release, then … Read more
Jordan Clarkson scored a career high 30 points and Jeremy Lin added 19 for the Lakers as the … Read more