The pilot for the ABC Family Channel found itself getting much unwanted publicity from people outraged by the show’s stereotypical premise.
ABC pulled the plug on the pilot after a draft … Read more
You might say Rhee is the antithesis of the Asian American male stereotype.
He is played by Korean American actor Steve Yeun.
The Las Vegas nightclub, Tao, says it will take down a billboard that had been criticized for reducing Asian American women to prostitutes and sex objects.
Christine Lu, started the uproar with this tweet:
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Entertainment Weekly reports a tweet from Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert that many considered racist has sparked the hashtag #CancelColbert.
The message posted earlier today has since been deleted. But EW published the screen grab below.
In fairness to Colbert, the tweet may have been taken out of context. But given that it was Colbert or … Read more
It called typecast.
It’s a humorous look at something not really humorous, the frustrations of being an actor or actress of color.
Great that Tess could have fun and still make her point.… Read more
A Las Vegas nightclub is being accused of using stereotypes of Asian American women as prostitutes to lure customers, reports LAist.
A billboard near the Los Angeles International Airport for the Tao Nightclub shows a nude women with her back to the camera and butt crack partially exposed.
The women has tattoos with Asian … Read more
Imagine being so afraid of racial prejudice and discrimination that you change your name and hide your racial identity (Facebook photo).
That’s the story a Muslim American tells in Salon about her family after 9-11.
Sarah Harvard (pictured) was in third grade when the twin towers were brought down that morning in New York … Read more
Alice in Arabia evolves around an American girl kidnapped by her extended Saudi Arabian family and becomes a virtual prisoner in her grandfather’s royal compound.
It’s tough enough seeing yourself … Read more
A play derided as racist and offensive by some in the Asian American community prompted a meeting of concerned citizens in Newton, Massachusetts on both sides of the issue Monday night, reports Boston.com (image from the movie, Thoroughly Modern Millie).