By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Kumail Nanjiani is on a roll. From his role on HBO’s popular series Silicon Valley to his critically acclaimed movie The Big Sick and now last night’s featured appearance on Saturday Night Live, if the comedian is not a house hold name yet, he’s certainly taking big … Read more
Vandalism discovered at Little Manila center, a historical site in Stockton, California dedicated to the appreciation of Filipino culture, is being investigated as a hate crime.
Hongbin Gu, 49, was barely a month old when her parents were sent to a labor camp during the Cultural Revolution in China. In 1989, she participated in pro-Democracy protests while attending college in Shanghai.… Read more
A comedy troupe made up of students from Brigham Young University has decided not to go ahead with a sketch that parodied the Disney movie Moana following a protest from Pacific Islanders, reports the Salt Lake Tribune.
The skit combined music from the movie with elements from a film from the Mormon church about a … Read more
This story produced with contributions from Views from the Edge
Hopefully this is the end of a controversy that took on a life of its own.
Former Brooklyn Nets player Kenyon Martin has apologized for his critical comments directed at Jeremy Lin who Martin accused of “cultural appropriation” and “wanting … Read more
It was the headline that changed a life and angered millions
At the height of Linsanity, an ESPN producer wrote the infamous “Chink in the Armor” headline in a story about Jeremy Lin. Not too long later, he would be fired.
Five years later, Anthony Federico has found his calling.
Ching is short for ching chong, gibberish still used today by others to belittle Asian Americans, especially East Asians.
For some, Ching or ching chong … Read more
By Tanvi Wattal
“To make the offbeat games we know you want to play, but you didn’t think anyone had the conjones to make”. This is the mission statement of Big-O-Tree Games. If you look closely enough, you may see that their logo resembles a Chinese man with exaggerated narrow eyes – a … Read more
By Gaby Wy
Asians are noticing a specific category on Café Press—and they’re not happy about it.
There’s a category on Café Press, a custom designed merchandise store, titled “Ho Lee Chit.” The merchandise varies from mostly t-shirts to stickers, aprons and drinkware.
Café Press sells all of … Read more