Amidst America’s contentious election, BuzzFeed recently published an article entitled, “17 Foods That White People Have Ruined.” Example foods from the article include “Pho with Broccoli and Quinoa” and “Nutella Samosas.” The popular piece gained over 1 million views and 602 comments. Its top-rated comment argues against the … Read more
By Ed Diokno
It took almost a week, but Steve Harvey finally apologized for making a foolish joke about Asian men. Well, it was sort of an apology.
In a tweet, the … Read more
A free legal clinic in Philadelphia is working to recover wages stolen from Asian American immigrant workers.
Newsworks reports Community Legal Services is offering free legal clinics to workers who may not even be aware they are being victimized.
“The challenge is getting the client to feel comfortable enough to come … Read more
A study by California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu and researchers at Yale has found Asian Americans very seldom reach the level of partner in law firms or positions as prosecutors and judges, reports the JD Journal.
Liu credits the mentoring he received from the late U.S. Rep Bob Matsui and former Yale Law … Read more
Comedian and talk show host Steve Harvey, the same one who announced the wrong winner when he emceed the Miss Universe contest in 2015, is under fire for ridiculing Asian American men.
Rep Grace Meng, State Assembly members Ron Kim and Yuh-Line Niou, and New York City Councilmembers Margaret Chin and Peter Koo are … Read more
By Ed Diokno & Louis Chan
The little known story of Dung Meng, an Asian American whose SUV was hijacked by the Boston Marathon bombers in 2013, will be told in Patriots Day. The movie starring Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon and John Goodman opened nationwide this … Read more
Between the 19th century and late 1960s, Chinese food in America was almost exclusively Cantonese in origin, more specifically, a rural version of Cantonese food brought to America by immigrants from the Toishanese countryside. Consequently, what was known to most 20th-century Americans as Chinese food was one very narrow representation of what people in China … Read more
By Ed Diokno