By Sudip Bhattacharya
“I have ploughed, and planted, and gathered into barns and no man could head me! And ain’t I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man—when I could get it—and bear the lash as well! And ain’t I a woman? I have borne thirteen … Read more
The Florin Chapter of the Japanese American Citizenship League is demanding accountability in the wake of a racist incident at a girl’s high school basketball game in Sacramento between McClatchy and Oak Ridge.
A conversation at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts about last summer’s controversial Kimono Wednesdays kicked off Sunday with an apology from the Museum’s director, reports WBUR.
“I want to start with our acknowledgement and apology,” said Matthew Teitelbaum. ” He was particularly critical of the event’s original title, Flirting with the Exotic. “I … Read more
He’s been described as “public enemy number one” by Asian media.
David Campbell, aka David Bond, is making a living traveling in Asia and picking up Asian women, according to The Next Shark.
He’s the newest incarnation of Julian Blanc, a man who just a year ago was accused of … Read more
Victoria’s Secret models strutted down the runway in their annual nationally televised fashion show this week on CBS.
Absent from the runway were any Asian American models.
There are those who see this as a lack of diversity. Asian American models deserve the exposure of such a high profiled program.
Skeptics, however, feel the absence … Read more
When Ellen Pao was making headlines for suing Kleiner Perkins, she gained the support of many people who identified with her fight for equal pay and against gender discrimination in Silicon Valley.
When Pao was under attack by Reddit users for trying to eliminate some of the hate on that site, many of … Read more
Court documents recently filed by American Apparel detail racist remarks made by a former CEO who it fired last year, reports ABC CBN.
According to the documents, founder and former CEO Dov Charney told Filipino workers they were “”Filipino pigs…with your faces in the trough.”
He went on to say he would tell them … Read more
An Asian student at Concordia University in Montreal has gone public with screen shots of racist and sexist remarks directed at her during a Facebook chat, reports the Montreal Gazette.
The student leader went public with the matter after school administrators told her to ignore it and that they couldn’t do anything about it … Read more
In her blog in Bold Italic, Chen remarks that the typical Asian women is expected to have a size two waist and slender legs. All women face the same ridiculous standards of beauty, but from where Chen … Read more