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Yuhua Hamasaki From ‘Drag Race’ On Asian Pride And Dating Across The Gender Spectrum
"As an Asian male, I can never get a date. As a female, it is so easy," she says.
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Why Trump's Census Change Could Hit Asian-Americans Especially Hard
One in five Asian-Americans live in hard-to-count census areas due to high rates of poverty, unemployment and educational attainment, among other factors.
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A Snapshot Of How Asian-Americans Are Changing The South
By Angela Chen, on assignment for HuffPost
The Asian-American population in the South has grown by 69 percent in 10 years, and now has the power to influence elections, schools and culture.
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Jimmy O. Yang Of ‘Silicon Valley’: Asians Who Aren't Hunks Need Screen Time, Too!
"What are you going to tell me? Don’t represent me on TV because I don’t look like Chow Young Fat? Like f**k you, dude!"
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Now They're Using A Dog Movie To Appropriate Asian Culture
“The problem is that Isle of Dogs falls into a long history of American art othering or dehumanizing Asians,” critic Angie Han wrote.
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CULTURE & ARTS
Artist Who Carried Mattress Across Campus Explores Asian-American Identity In New Exhibit
"Why are we angry Asians? It comes from a place of being stepped on. There is a level of invisibility we have.”
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FBI Director Defends Remarks That Chinese People In U.S. Pose Threats
Wray has received immense backlash from Asian-American civil rights organizations for his comments about "the China threat."
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Asian-American Lawmakers And Activists Skewer Ryan Zinke For 'Konnichiwa' Comment
"What you thought was a clever response to @RepHanabusa was flippant & juvenile."
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CULTURE & ARTS
Asian-American Author Explains The Beautiful Struggle Behind ‘Chinglish’
"There is something so hopeful and poignant about an immigrant telling a story in her adopted tongue."
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Trump's Hateful Rhetoric And Policies Have Created A New Kind Of Melting Pot
, Guest Writer
Hate and white supremacy are increasingly being stirred nationwide.
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Trump Sentencing Appointee Held Up 'Orientals' As Model Minority
William Otis argued in 2013 that individuals of Asian descent "stay out of jail more than whites or blacks" because of their values.
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The 'Shib Sibs' Talk Asian Representation, Stereotypes And K-Pop
"Growing up as an Asian-American, there aren’t a lot of people that I was able to look up to," Alex Shibutani says.
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Oscar Nominee Kumail Nanjiani Still Gets Mistaken For Other Brown Stars
Kal Penn and Aparna Nancherla also chimed in on the actor’s hilariously blunt Twitter thread.
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What I Learned From Being Typecast As An Asian-American Actress
, Guest Writer
“We loved what you did, we just had a hard time seeing the character as an Asian.”
Oscars’ Asian Representation Problem
Asian representation among Oscar-nominated actors is practically non-existent.
YouTuber Anna Akana Is Done Taking Roles That Don't Show Asians In A Positive Way
The Asian-American actress and producer bucks stereotypes as a strong lead in an upcoming series that’s being described as the “woke ‘Mean Girls.’”
Netflix Casts A White Guy In Another Film About Asian Culture
And viewers are Not. Happy.
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Has U.S. Figure Skating At Last Given Up On The 'Golden Girl'?
Women skaters have been seen as exemplars of an "All-American" femininity: slim, blond, white. That's changing.
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David Chang: People Should Honor The Cultures That Ethnic Food Comes From
"All I ask is that it’s respectful. All I ask is that they pay tribute and understand it and [the food is] an homage to where it came from."
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Chloe Kim Is Proof There’s No Definable Way To Be Asian-American
An all-American hero who is also unmistakably Korean.
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Chrissy Teigen Politely Explains Why Tweet About Mirai Nagasu Was Insensitive
New York Times writer Bari Weiss had tweeted a video of the Olympian accompanied by the caption: "Immigrants: They Get The Job Done."
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New York Times Writer's Tweet About Mirai Nagasu Sparks Controversy
Bari Weiss tweeted, "Immigrants: they get the job done" -- but Nagasu was born in California.
These Olympic Medalists Inspired The Next Generation Of Asian-American Skaters
The new generation of American Olympic figure skaters draws inspiration from living legends of the rink: Kristi Yamaguchi and Michelle Kwan.
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U.S. Figure Skating Team Makes History With Record Number Of Asian-Americans
The team is already scoring points for representation.
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72 Percent Of Asian-American Elders, Their Families Targeted By Fraud: Report
Limited English proficiency could be one reason why, the study suggests.
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CNN Guest Called Out For Using Asians To Defend Trump After 'Shithole' Comments
Fellow commentator Keith Boykin fired back at Carrie Sheffield for perpetuating the model minority myth.
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