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Bold Italics: Asian American character added to Orange is the New Black

posted by Randall

Kimiko GlennBold Italics reports that a new mixed race Asian American character has been added to the cast of the popular Orange is the New Black.

Kimiko Glenn plays Brooke Soso and appears in 8 of the 14 new episodes.

Season 2 was released on Netflix just yesterday.

According to the article, “Brooke Soso could (hopefully!) be a breakthrough for Asian AmericanOITNB with Kimiko Glenn representation in popular culture. She is an attractive, seemingly “normal” character, and – surprise! – she can speak perfect English! That speaks volumes for how underrepresented Asian Americans are in mainstream media.”

To find out more about Soso’s new character, check out the article in the Bold Italics.

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