Tuesday 28th March 2017,

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Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

posted by Lisa Dinh
Asian American male model

An Asian American male model shatters the stereotype of AAPI men as unattractive and nerdy

Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive,  to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.

The Huffington Post recently outlined 10 instances when the community made headlines and shattered the silent … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

What’s Next After the Oscars Diversity Controversy?

posted by Louis Chan
#OscarSoWhite Panel at AAJA

Janet Yang, William Yu and Tamlyn Tomita (L-R) sit on the Oscars panel at the Asian American Journalists Association convention in Las Vegas

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A panel of Asian American Hollywood veterans and the creator of #StarringJohnCho campaign expressed optimism that the future is brighter for Asian American representation in Hollywood.… Read more

Asian Americans

Apology from Academy Rings Hollow to Many Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Oscar Statues

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Reaction to an apology from the Academy over anti-Asian jokes has been less than enthusiastic from many in the Asian American community.

Actor George Takei who was one of 25 Asian American members of the Academy to sign a letter protesting the jokes told the New York Times “It … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

AAPI Community Still Buzzing about Oscar’s Asian Jokes

posted by Randall

Chris Rock Asian Joke

By Ed Diokno

Oscar’s joke, at the expense of Asians and Asian Americans, continues to draw the wrath of the AAPI community days after the Academy Awards was aired.

The three Asian American youngsters brought on stage as the Price Waterhouse  Coopers accountants didn’t know they were going to be the butt of the racist … Read more

Asian Americans

Asians insulted; Chris Rock went one joke too many at the Oscars telecast

posted by Randall
Chris Rock's Asian kids at the Oscars

Chris Rock’s Asian joke fell flat

By Ed Diokno
Asians were finally mentioned on the Oscars show last night, but not in the way I expected.
Host Chris Rock and the writers apparently see the world in Black and White.

In show dominated by talk about diversity – or the lack … Read more


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