By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer
“I mean, we’re lucky. No one sees race here,” said Lexie Richardson, a fair-haired suburbanite and fictional character from best-seller Celeste Ng’s newest work, Little Fires Everywhere.
Without knowing it, Lexie ironically speaks to the idea of a 1990s “post-racial suburbia”. Ng’s book aims to tackle that concept of … Read more
That’s what Fresh Off the Boat actress Constance Wu feels should have happened to Manchester by the Sea actor Casey Affleck, reported NBC Boston. The actor settled two suits filed against him in 2010 by former co-workers.
Wu took to Twitter to criticize … Read more
Asian Americans Advancing Justice has launched a new website to track incidents of hate plaguing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Amidst the racially-charged atmosphere of today’s political climate, many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are fearful.
“While … Read more
The new year kicked off with the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California celebrating the successes people have had working together with others. Some of the colorful floats showcased Asian and Pacific Islander themes, according to NBC News.
Students from Honda’s … Read more
By Ed Diokno
As Asians, we’ve all had to contend with the image that most non-Asian Americans have of us. Often they can’t tell if we are Filipino, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Cambodian or any of the other 48 … Read more
By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
A survey by AARP has found high anxiety among New York City’s Asian Americans approaching retirement age.
A new report released this month is appropriately entitled High Anxiety: New York City Asian America Gen X and Boomers Struggle with Stress, Savings and Security.
The survey … Read more
How well do you know your Asian American history?
The New York Times has come out with a cross word puzzle to test your knowledge.
No cheating, but the answers are here.
Let us know how you do.
I’ve never been a cross word puzzle enthusiast myself, but this one I might just do.… Read more
According to NPR, after Captain Cook’s encounter with the native Hawaiian population, he and his crew transmitted many diseases including measles, chicken pox, and tuberculosis.
The decline in … Read more
The Asian American movement is not what it used to be…and that’s a good thing (Photo by Kheel Center).
In the 1960s, the term Asian American was largely synonymous with East Asians and quickly expanded to include Pacific Islanders, Native Hawaiians and Filipinos.
Some consider Filipinos part of the Pacific Islands due to the … Read more
(correction: The story published in Racialicious was originally published by Reappropriate. We have corrected the error below. )
A blog by Reappropriate published in Racialicious contends that Asian American women are underrepresented in the bloggersphere dominated by men.
Reappropriate did a survey and found that in the AAPI community, 55 percent of the bloggers are … Read more