Friday 31st July 2015,

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Staff of SNL Asserts White Privilege

posted by Randall

Asian American dollThe staff of Saturday Night Live has had more than a few controversies involving the Asian American community.

It’s obvious that over the years, the folks at SNL don’t see anything wrong with putting white actors in yellow face. They’ve done it numerous times, much to the chagrin of many Asian Americans.

The writers and … Read more

Asian Americans

Buzz Feed Yellow: Mixed Race Asians Deal With Absurd Comments

posted by Randall

Mixed race AsiansBeing a mixed race Asian can present a dilemma for others who don’t quite know how to categorize you.

That’s the issue confronted in a serious, yet whimsical look by Buzz Feed Yellow at some of the daily issues confronting people of mixed race heritage.

If your of mixed race heritage, what type of issues … Read more

Blogs

Public Radio East: Halloween Difficult for Asian Americans

posted by Randall

HalloweenSteve Haruch can’t quite get into the Halloween spirit (Halloween file photo by Eddie.)

In his piece for Pubic Radio East, he shared the uneasiness he felt seeing a four-year-old young white girl dressed in a purple kimono.

“I felt an involuntary uneasiness. I wanted to ask her parents who she was supposed … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

NY Times: Off Color With Kristina Wong

posted by Randall

Kristina WongPerformance artist and comedian Kristina Wong was featured in the NY Times Off Color video series today (photo by Hermitage Artist Retreat).

The series focuses on comedians who use humor “to make smart social statements about the sometimes subtle, sometimes obvious ways that race plays out in America today.”

“A general perception of Asians … Read more

Chinese American

ABC7: Tour Guide Comes Forward-Tries to Explain Racist Rant

posted by Randall

Tour Guide's racist rantThe tour guide who has gone viral with her racist rant during a tour of San Francisco Chinatown has talked exclusively to KGO/ABC7.

The woman who no longer works for City Sightseeing declined to give her name or allow her face to be shown. She told reporter Lisa Amin Gulezian “I intended to do … Read more

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Bad Ass Asians

Asian Americans

USA Today: Asian American Students Reject Model Minority Myth

posted by Randall

Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American AssociationAsian Americans are supposed to get perfect SAT scores and attend the country’s most prestigious colleges.

While that fits some, in reality 50 percent of Asian Americans students after high schools attend community college.

USA Today talked to Asian American students about how the model minority myth impacts them personally.

“My aspirations are not culturally … Read more

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