With today’s online media platforms, independent artists and filmmakers have the opportunity to showcase their work to audiences around the world. Newly released on iTunes, Wrestling Mongolia, a film about two friends who find themselves wrestling 100 Mongolians for their TV show, proves to be a fun, heartwarming, albeit unusual, family … Read more
Chinese American leaders in San Francisco’s Chinatown today cautioned the public against stereotyping their community, following the arrest of State Senator Leland Yee(Photo by jakubkadlec).
“The level of virulence that we’ve been seeing around the public response I think is very troubling,” said Malcom Yeung, with the Asian and Pacific Islander Counsel, said to … Read more
A study of babies interacting with each other found babies can show racial bias, reports the Telegraph.
The research by the University of Washington, Seattle revealed babies will choose a playmate who shares toys equally regardless of race.
But on the other hand, when a baby distributes toys unfairly in a manner that benefits … Read more
Despite wide spread support for an Asian Cultural Center at Purdue, progress continues to be marked in inches instead of miles(Photo by Lina de Martinez).
The Exponent reports the campus is working toward establishing a temporary space.
“Though it is not operational yet, this is a big step in that the University is recognizing … Read more
The article in KPop Starz featured 7 Asian American leading men in Hollywood.
But when I went down the list, none of them were really leading men.
It’s not that they wouldn’t make good leading me. All of them have played in supportive roles.
That’s the sad part. Hollywood doesn’t think these men could attract … Read more
Lost in the debate over SCA5 and the aborted attempt to reinstate race in admissions at public universities in California are the viewpoints of students (Photo by Peter & Joyce Grace).
Much of the attention has focused on the University of California, especially Berkeley and UCLA, the two most prestigious public universities in California … Read more
Ansel Adams was invited by Manzanar Camp Director Ralph Merritt to photograph life at the camp. He’s the only photographer to have taken … Read more
Bremer is married to a Libyan Muslim, Ismail, who she describes as “instantly identified as foreign by his accent, skin color, faith, even his gestures and communication style.”
KoreAm reports the lawsuit alleges a manager identified as only Lucy hit a Korean American man with a broom after he complained about the service.
The customer who is only … Read more
The recent backlash from members of the Chinese American community in California against efforts to bring back racial preferences to college admissions is giving renewed hope to the conservative movement and the Republican party.
A guest blog by Lanhee Chen in the Los Angeles Times offers a glimpse into that thinking.
Chen is the former … Read more