Wiley Ko has lived in Canada for 35 years.
Even after three decades and raising two Canadian children, that feeling of foreignness is hard to kick.
The Toronto man found racist graffiti with bold white lettering scrawled on his car.
The racist slur “ch*nk” along with the word “Go bak (sic) … Read more
By Ed Diokno
The racial slur used in a headline by the Washington Post for a story about Yao Ming’s impact on the NBA has generated a bit of discussion among journalists that may, or might not be, of interest to other people outside of that profession. It is something journalists talk about all the … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
The Asian American Journalists Association late Friday urged all media organizations to eliminate the use of the slur “chinaman” from its coverage.
Many of us have probably admonished people for using the term Oriental to describe people instead of rugs. But we probably never thought of correcting the Department of Energy for such usage.
(About the Author: Kenny is an AsAmNews reader who contacted us about the slur “Jap” being used as a substitution for Japan during World Cup coverage. This is his story about how he convinced two media outlets to drop the slur).
A Chinese restaurant in Chicago that attracted attention for the use of a racial slur in its name has been closed for several days, reports DNA Info.
The restaurant generated controversy shortly after it opened when a Chicago resident outraged by the name Chop Chop Chinaman scrawled her anger by leaving a message with … Read more
In an apparent attempt at damage control, Whole Foods Market has responded to calls for a meeting over the use of the racial slur “ching chong” by a store employee at the chain’s New York Bowery location. Readers shared Monday’s update on Whole Foods non-responsiveness all over the internet (Thank you!). … Read more
Fans lashed out at a Chinese American singer, songwriter and actor for using the term “chinked out, ” reports 24/7.
In a post in the Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo, Leehom Wang wrote “bringing chinked-out to the entire world.”
Wang who is based in Taiwan has built quite a fan base in Asia, but … Read more
The national civil rights group issued a statement to “stand in solidarity with the Oneida Indian Nation, which is leading the Change the Mascot campaign, in its efforts to … Read more
But perhaps in this case, “enlightened” is the wrong word to use.
Michael Riedel is his column for the New York Post used the word China*** in his column about an upcoming play from David Henry Hwang about the legendary Bruce Lee.
Many … Read more