Sunday 26th March 2017,

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Getting In: Inside the High Stakes World of New York’s Specialized Schools

posted by Randall

By Kyung B. Yoon
Asian American Life, Correspondent


15-year old Inri Gonzalez is a sophomore at the prestigious Styuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan of New York City. The school is less than 10 miles from his home on  West 155th Street in Washington Heights, but he says it’s a world away … Read more

Asian Americans

LGBT Asian Americans Cheer Fresh Off The Boat

posted by Randall

Rex Lee on Fresh Off the BoatThe latest episode of Fresh Off the Boat featuring a love triangle between Jessica’s gay ex-boyfriend, her husband Louis and Jessica herself is winning applause from many lesbian and gay Asian Americans.

A panel discussion at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles featured showrunner and executive producer Nahanatchka Khan; Rex Lee who played … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Get Early Look at Curtis Chin’s Tested

posted by Randall

Tested Fundraiser  You can get a 15 minute sneak peek at Tested, the new film by director Curtis Chin this Tuesday in New York.

Chin, who is best know for his documentary, Vincent Who?, explores the controversy over admissions policies at New York’s elite public high schools, the under enrollment of blacks and Hispanics and the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Filmmaker To Direct First Film Since Vincent Who?

posted by Randall

Scene from TestedTested is the story of the cultural importance of  education in the Asian American community and the desire of  other communities to get a bigger piece of the pie. The pie in this case is Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech, three nationally ranked public high schools in New York City where African Americans and … Read more


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