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Racist Caricature Left by Prison Escapees Raises Ethical Issues for Media

posted by Randall

escapee note

racist caricature left by prison escapees in New York

Two escapees from a New York prison left behind a note with a caricature of a bucktooth Asian wearing a cone-shaped hat and the notation, have a nice day.
 
It’s unclear why the inmates left such a note, but what’s more important is how three … Read more

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Bad Ass Asians

Huff Post: What’s Up With All These Asian Male Models?

posted by Randall

David Chu
 
From Louis Vuitton to Bottega Veneta to Hugo Boss, high fashion is using hot Asian men to sell their products.
 
Asian male models are rising from obscurity onto the pages of fashion magazines.
 
The Huffington Post took a look at what’s behind this higher profile of Asian male models.
 
As with … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

KABC: Rep. Loretta Sanchez Meeting with Indian Americans Backfires

posted by Randall

Loretta SanchezRep. Loretta Sanchez’ (D-Orange County) meeting with Indian Americans during the California Democratic Convention went terribly wrong when she admitted she was expecting to meet with Native Americans, reported KABC

“I am going to his office, thinking that I am going to meet with a,” she said, while making a gesture and sound stereotypically associated … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

DNA: Priyanka Chopra Hopes Network Debut Will Break Indian American Stereotypes

posted by Randall

Priyanka ChopraPriyanka Chopra may be an Indian actress more known for her Bollywood roles than anything she’s done in the United States, but she’s quite in tune with images of Indian Americans.

The star who will play the lead role in the new series Quantico this fall on ABC (Tuesdays 10 pm/ 9 Central)

“You know … Read more

Asian Americans

Buzz Feed Yellow: Asian American Answers for Racial Assumptions

posted by Randall

Asian Americans respond to racist commentsMany Asian Americans have heard it all– from we have small penises to you aren’t American to you’re all good in math.

When you hear it, a comeback may not immediately come to mind. Why didn’t I think of saying this or that during the moment, you might ask yourself.

The video from Buzz Feed … Read more

Asian Americans

Stillwater Press: Asian Americans Confront Workplace Stereotypes

posted by Randall

Ellen WuA panel of Asian Americans expressed frustrations about the stereotypes they deal with in the workplace, reports the Stillwater Press.

The discussion at the University of Oklahoma was sponsored by the Asian American Students Association.

“We’ve all had that experience when you do something and that person goes, ‘Oh, you did that – that’s … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Just How Diverse Has Television Become?

posted by Randall

Jon FooTwo articles published today had me wondering, just how diverse has television become.

An article in the LA Times reported the 2015 fall line up could even be more diverse than 2014.

The pilots include a cross cultural comedy written by Korean American Diana Son and a television version of Rush Hour starring Jon Foo … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Merinews: Ad Featuring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Pulled After Being Called Racist

posted by Randall

Kalyan Jeweller AdA jewelry ad that ran in print publications has been pulled by Kalyan Jewellers after it was attacked as racist, reports Merinews.

The ad showed a dark skin boy holding an umbrella over the elegant Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. It immediately drew comparisons to slavery from its critics.

“The creative was intended to … Read more

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