Wednesday 22nd February 2017,

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Harvey Issues Apology for Jokes Emasculating Asian American Men

posted by Randall
Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey has had practice in apologizing. Here, he expresses his regret for announcing the wrong winner
in last year’s Miss Universe contest.

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

Bad Ass Asians

Yale Study Finds Asian Americans Missing from Top Legal Positions

posted by Randall

Goodwin LiuA 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

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New York Politicians Lash Out at Steve Harvey for Saying White & Black Women Don’t Like Asian Men

posted by Randall

Steve HarveyComedian 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

Steve Harvey Mocks Asian Men, But Nobody’s Laughing

posted by Randall

Steve Harvey

By Ed Diokno

 

Steve Harvey, your racism is showing.
 
The popular television host made fun of Asian men on the Steve Harvey Show last Friday, reinforcing the negative stereotype that portrays Asian males as unattractive.
 
Being an Asian man, this hit close to home because I’ve had to live with this belief … 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

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White Professionals Are 154% More Likely to Be Executives Compared to Asians, Why?

posted by Randall

Board Room 

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

Bad Ass Asians

Haikus on Hotties: Reimagining the Asian male?

posted by Randall
Haikus for Hotties 2017

This calendar is available by clicking here.

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

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Vanity: Margaret Cho and Tilda Swinton Exchange Emails over Whitewashing of Dr. Strange

posted by Randall
Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton

A series of emails between comedian Margaret Cho and actress Tilda Swinton over the recent whitewashing controversy of Dr. Strange has been made public.

It all started when Cho went on Bobby Lee’s podcast Tiger Belly and described their conversation that took place prior to the release of the movie as tense. Swinton … Read more

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Hapa Capsulizes Painful Moments from 2016 Asian America in Less than 90 Seconds

posted by Louis Chan

Mannequin Challenge

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

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FOX Agrees to Private Meeting over Watters’ World Report

posted by Louis Chan

Jesse WattersBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

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

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