Wednesday 29th March 2017,

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Asians Have Been Appropriating White Food, and it is a Good Thing

posted by Lisa Dinh

Chinese marketBy Lisa Dinh
AsAmNews Intern


Amidst America’s contentious election, BuzzFeed recently published an article entitled, “17 Foods That White People Have Ruined.” Example foods from the article include “Pho with Broccoli and Quinoa” and “Nutella Samosas.” The popular piece gained over 1 million views and 602 comments. Its top-rated comment argues against the … Read more

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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

SCPR: Comedian Jenny Yang Responds to Pho controversy

posted by Frances Fu

PhoBy Frances Fu
AsAmNews Intern

Last Tuesday, Bon Appétit released a video called “PSA: This Is How You Should be Eating Pho,” featuring Tyler Akin, a non-Vietnamese chef and restaurant owner in Philadelphia.
Two days later, Bon Appétit had changed the headline to “We’re in Love With This Pho” after considerable backlash from Read more


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