By Ed Diokno
It took almost a week, but Steve Harvey finally apologized for making a foolish joke about Asian men. Well, it was sort of an apology.
In a tweet, the … Read more
A study by California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu and researchers at Yale has found Asian Americans very seldom reach the level of partner in law firms or positions as prosecutors and judges, reports the JD Journal.
Liu credits the mentoring he received from the late U.S. Rep Bob Matsui and former Yale Law … Read more
Comedian and talk show host Steve Harvey, the same one who announced the wrong winner when he emceed the Miss Universe contest in 2015, is under fire for ridiculing Asian American men.
Rep Grace Meng, State Assembly members Ron Kim and Yuh-Line Niou, and New York City Councilmembers Margaret Chin and Peter Koo are … Read more
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 concept of the glass ceiling often refers to the limitation of women in leadership roles, but scholars also often talk of a second constraint in the workplace. It has to do with race. The “bamboo ceiling” refers to the limited number of Asian Americans in high-ranking, executive positions in the corporate world. According … Read more
By Ed Diokno
You know that tired old stereotype for Asian males that won’t go away? The sexless, nerdish, unwanted, inconsequential and laughable one? The one that keeps popping up, even today?
There are a couple of efforts to counter that stereotype and I have mixed feelings … Read more
A series of emails between comedian Margaret Cho and actress Tilda Swinton over the recent whitewashing controversy of Dr. Strange has been made public.
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
A popular new video out less than a week freezes in time moments in 2016 that highlight the racism and the persistent whitewashing the Asian American community faced throughout the year.
The short A-woke is from multiracial filmmaker Teja Arboleda who grew up in Japan and co-producer Michael Tow, … Read more
The Asian American Journalists Association announced this evening that executives at Fox News have agreed to meet with them about what many considered to be a stereotype-filled report on New York’s Chinatown aired on Fox News.
Paul Cheung, President of AAJA, says the meeting will include several community and … Read more