By Sophia Whittemore
If any of you have seen the movie Loving, the story detailing an interracial couple’s struggles to have their marriage recognized, then you’ll know just how important that case was for the sake of the nation. I know it’s certainly important. If interracial marriage was illegal, then my Indonesia-born … Read more
A new study released by the Pew Research Center has found Asian Americans with some college education are the most likely to marry someone from another race.
The results quantify what many in the community know about mixed marriages.
Among all ethnic groups, Asian Americans are the most likely to … Read more
The cultural struggles and conflicts of being a biracial family surface in tonight’s episode of Dr. Ken.
The daughter Molly (Krista Marie Yu) stuns her parents when their son Dave (Albert Tsai) lets it slip that his sister recently added a Japanese tattoo to her body.
Ken (Ken Jeong) starts to wonder why his … Read more
Studies analyzing dating sites have found that Asian men and Black women have one major thing in common when it comes to dating–both are considered by many to be unattractive, reports Vice.
Asian men have been feminized by the media and Black women are considered masculine. Both rank low in … Read more
Fred Basconcillo looked on proudly as the city of San Francisco unveiled a permanent plaque honoring a childhood friend, native San Franciscan and two-time gold medal Olympian Victoria Manalo Draves.
The Filipino American diver became the first Asian American woman to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. She was … Read more
The author of Being Japanese American is a journalism instructor, marketing consultant for AARP’s outreach to Asian Americans, and former editor at DenverPost.com.
For almost 18 years, he’s blogged about everything from Asian American pop culture to politics on the website he … Read more
When it comes to interracial marriage, a lot of Koreans have to deal with social pressures from their parents and friends. I have noticed that many Korean girls studying in America have worried about their reputation if they date White men.
Jenny, a Korean international student studying … Read more
The model minority stereotype has been an albatross around the Asian American community since the 1960s (photo by Logic Speaks).
The framing of Asian Americans by the media as a minority enjoying phenomenal success has lead some to equate Asian Americans with whites. The most recent examples can be found in numerous stories about … Read more
Very few parents looked like his, he wrote in a blog for NPR
The junior high teacher with mostly Asian features has a Korean father and a white mother.
Even after his father died, he overheard his mother’s friends mocking his dad’s accent.
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You don’t have to be a social scientist to know that Asian Americans have the highest rate of marrying outside their own race than any other group in the United States. (photo by Anthony Van Dyck)