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Pioneer Asian American Actor Wood Moy Is Dead

posted by Louis Chan
Wood Moy

Wood Moy (2nd from left) starred in Wayne Wang’s Chan is Missing. Photo by Nancy Wong

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Wood Moy is missing. From life.

The trailblazing Asian American actor died November 8 at the age of 99, according to an obituary in the San Francisco Chronicle.

He died on November … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

2018 Haikus For Hotties Calendar Destroys the Asian Male Stereotype

posted by Randall

Haikus for HottiesStill looking for that perfect stocking stuffer for someone who turns up a nose at the notion of dating Asian guys?

The Haikus for Hotties 2018 calendar is now taking orders. This is the third year this special calendar is being offered. Part spoof, part social commentary, it actually works as a calendar.

Haikus With … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian American Police Officers Sue for Discrimination

posted by Randall

San Gabriel Police Department

A group of veteran police officers in San Gabriel near Los Angeles is suing the department for discrimination, according to KTLA.

Allen Sam, Wei “Gilbert” Lee, Sunny Kim, Vy Van and Nhat Huynh accuse fellow officers and police personnel of using racial slurs and carrying out acts of racial harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

All … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 31, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Advancing Justice: World Series Slant-eye Gesture Disrepected Millions of Asian Americans

Asian Americans Advancing Justice: World Series Slant-eye Gesture Disrepected Millions of Asian Americans

posted by Randall
Yu Darvish

Yu Darvish

Asian Americans Advancing Justice became the first Asian American civil rights group to speak out on the World Series controversy involving Houston Astro Yuli Gurriel.

The group’s affiliates in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Chicago and Atlanta said Guriel “disrespected not only (Yu) Darvish, but millions of Asians Americans, for whom that is perhaps … Read more

Pacific Islander

Oct 31, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Moana is Disney’s Most Popular Halloween Costume-Cultural Appropriation be Damned

Moana is Disney’s Most Popular Halloween Costume-Cultural Appropriation be Damned

posted by Randall

Moana

Despite concerns that dressing up children as Moana for Halloween may be racially insensitive, a study by Wikibuy has found the Disney character is the studio’s most popular Halloween costume this year.
 
The study concluded Moana is twice as popular as Beauty and the Beast, and even twice as popular than Star WarsRead more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Dodger’s Japanese American Manager Fine with Delayed Suspension of Yuli Gurriel

Dodger’s Japanese American Manager Fine with Delayed Suspension of Yuli Gurriel

posted by Randall
Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts

Despite outrage from many members of the Asian American community, Dodger manager Dave Roberts has no problem with delaying the suspension of Yuli Gurriel until next season.

The Houston Astro will be forced to sit out five games next season without pay for making a slant-eyed gesture after hitting a home run against … Read more

Filipino American

Oct 26, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Kellogg Accused of Being Racially Insensitive

Kellogg Accused of Being Racially Insensitive

posted by Randall

Kellogg Corn Pop Art Work

Kellogg may be known for its sweet breakfast cereals, but the art work on the box of Corn Pops has left a bitter taste in the mouths of  many.

Novelist Saladin Ahmed called out the company on Twitter when he noticed the only Brown person depicted on the box was a janitor.

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Bad Ass Asians

Telly Leung, Broadway’s Newest Aladdin Hails from Brooklyn

Telly Leung, Broadway’s Newest Aladdin Hails from Brooklyn

posted by ShirleyNLew

 

By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews Staff Writer

I recently had the opportunity to interview Telly Leung, the rising star who is starring as Aladdin on Broadway in New York. Here’s what he shares with AsAmNews.

I read that you got inspireRead more

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Nursing Text Book Stereotypes Asians and other Minorities

posted by Randall

medical school
 
A publishing company is apologizing after being accused of stereotyping Asians, Blacks, Hispanics and other minorities in a nursing text book.
 
Bustle reports the textbook, Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume I was published in 2015, but recently became controversial when people took to Twitter to point out the stereotyping.
 

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Asian Americans

Oct 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on No Happy Ending to Racist Song

No Happy Ending to Racist Song

posted by Randall

Happy Ending

It’s the open secret behind the doors of too many massage parlors.

Happy endings have become synonymous with sex.

Too often its connected to sex trafficking-women lured to America with the promise of a better life, only to be trapped into a life of sexual servitude at a massage parlor while they pay off the … Read more

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