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Filipino Adobo in the Magic Kingdom Reflects Disney’s Strategy of Inclusion

posted by Randall
Pork Belly Adobo

Pork Belly Adobo

Views from the Edge

The happiest place on Earth, just got a little bit happier.

As part of its Festival of Holidays, Disney California Adventure Park is offering adobo and chana masala as part of its food offerings. It might seem minor, but the decision to widen its cuisine is … Read more

Campus

Asian American Studies Program Scheduled to Be Launched at Princeton

posted by Randall

PrincetonFaculty at Princeton are working to establish an Asian American Studies certificate program by September, reports the Daily Princetonian.

A certificate program at Princeton is similar to a minor at other universities and will allow students to supplement their major with an additional concentration. It’s been a project in the works for at least two … Read more

Campus

Korean International Students Confront Culture Clash on American Campuses

posted by Randall

By Joo Heon Kim

Song Joong-Ki

One Korean student contrasted her White boyfriend to Korean actor Song Joong-Ki

My previous article, “A Korean International Student Shares His View Of Americans And Plastic Surgery” generated many comments on a community page targeting international Korean students in the U.S. It seemed many Korean students agreed that American Read more

Pacific Islander

Oct 31, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Moana is Disney’s Most Popular Halloween Costume-Cultural Appropriation be Damned

Moana is Disney’s Most Popular Halloween Costume-Cultural Appropriation be Damned

posted by Randall

Moana

Despite concerns that dressing up children as Moana for Halloween may be racially insensitive, a study by Wikibuy has found the Disney character is the studio’s most popular Halloween costume this year.
 
The study concluded Moana is twice as popular as Beauty and the Beast, and even twice as popular than Star WarsRead more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Dodger’s Japanese American Manager Fine with Delayed Suspension of Yuli Gurriel

Dodger’s Japanese American Manager Fine with Delayed Suspension of Yuli Gurriel

posted by Randall
Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts

Despite outrage from many members of the Asian American community, Dodger manager Dave Roberts has no problem with delaying the suspension of Yuli Gurriel until next season.

The Houston Astro will be forced to sit out five games next season without pay for making a slant-eyed gesture after hitting a home run against … Read more

Blogs

Oct 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Civil Rights Group Calls for Boycott of Baseball after the World Series

Asian American Civil Rights Group Calls for Boycott of Baseball after the World Series

posted by Randall

Yuli Guriel
 
Outraged by Yuli Guriel’s racist antics in the World Series, Asian Americans for Fair Play has called for a boycott of Major League Baseball.
 
Fair Play commissioner Rob Manfreyama said the boycott of five games would begin at the start of the next baseball season.
 
“We didn’t want Guriel’s actions to ruin … Read more

Chinese American

MLB Delayed Suspension of Yuli Gurriel Angers Asian American Bloggers

posted by Louis Chan

Yuli Gurriel Slant Eye
 
By Louis Chan
AsamNews National Correspondent

 

We don’t give a f*ck about Asians.

That’s the boldface caption underneath pictures of Yuli Gurriel and the baseball commissioner published in YOMYOMF in response to the delayed suspension of Gurriel for his   racist slant eyed gesture in game three of the World Series.

Gurriel will be … Read more

Chinese American

Oct 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Community battles new owner over Chinese Cultural Center

Community battles new owner over Chinese Cultural Center

posted by Gabi Wy

Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center protest

By Gabi Wy
AsAmNews Intern

When Elizabeth Mann served as developer for the Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center in 1997, painstakingly recruiting the best of the best from China to build the center, she never imagined anyone would want to tear it down.

However, new company and building owner True North made clear its intentions to … Read more

Campus

Jul 23, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Study: East Asians Have A Different Measure of Success than Whites

Study: East Asians Have A Different Measure of Success than Whites

posted by Randall

Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American AssociationIt’s an age old question.

Would you rather be a big frog in a small pond or a small frog in a big pond.

A new study by Ph.D student Kaidi Wu from the University of Michigan found that people from East Asian cultures tend to answer that question differently than White Americans.

The AtlanticRead more

Chinese American

The Accidental Asian Tourist

posted by Randall

Sam LouieBy Sam Louie
Psychology Today

I recently had the opportunity to visit Europe to teach on the concept of cultural Asian shame and addiction in Switzerland. Part of this opportunity allowed me to do some sightseeing in other parts of the continent, so my wife and I spent some time in Paris.

What intrigued me … Read more

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