The regional director of multiethnic ministries of a national Christian student organization has been told too many times in so many words that she is not American.
She happens to be Asian American, but apparently that doesn’t count as American to many people.
So when Kathy … Read more
I won’t repeat any of them here, but have instead listed some of the things I hear from women about what makes them attracted to Asian American men.
Asian American men are sensitive.… Read more
TMZ is under fire for racist comments it made about Asian drivers, reports the Wrap.
It seemed the more they talked about it, the deeper they stepped in it.
The Media Action Network for Asian Americans has demanded an apology.
Step Up 3D actor Joe Slaughter was asked about Korea creating larger parking stalls.… Read more
In her blog for Policy Mic she laments how Hollywood considers the yellow face episode on How I Met Your Mother a homage to kung fu movies, how movies such as 21 white wash stories about Asian Americans, and how … Read more
A blog in Asian Fortune says two recent headlines in the Washington Post paint broad strokes and reinforce stereotypes about Asian Americans.
The piece is by Surjeet Ahluwahlia, executive director of Asian American LEAD (Leadership, Empowerment and Development), a Maryland-based youth mentoring program.
The headlines read “Demographics shift at Thomas Jefferson High as Asians make … Read more
He is a hero to many Asian Americans who frankly are starved for positive images.
However, can Bruce Lee be too much of a good thing?
The group is organizing a field trip to the Pan Asian American Community House. On the group’s online registration form, someone registered as “Ching Chong” with the email firstname.lastname@example.org
When it informed … 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
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.”
Seems like a strange thing to put on a sign. But it’s actually very effective.
Its part of a new “I am not” campaign launched by Asian American students at Georgia Tech, reports the campus publication Technique.
The idea … Read more