By Sam Louie
For Asian American men, dating in the U.S. is difficult enough because of cultural and stereotypical challenges. And now with the proliferation of online dating apps and websites, it can be even more daunting. Statistically, … Read more
By Jeremy S. Wu, Ph.D.
The recent civil suit filed by Temple University Professor Xiaoxing Xi has strong implications and lasting meaning for every U.S. person, especially those of Chinese origin. Here a “U.S. person” has legal meaning that covers … Read more
A new hotel just opened in New York Chinatown is apologizing after publicizing one of its bars as an opium den, reports DNA Info.
It didn’t take long for the backlash to hit the Hotel 50 Bowery.
“As someone who lives here and as someone with neighbors and family in the community with … Read more
Documents made public by Buzzfeed through the Freedom of Information Act may give a boost to the argument that Asian Americans face discrimination in admissions.
The documents reveal comments made by admissions officers on applications to Princeton from Asian American applicants.
Common comments included “very familiar profiles,” “standard premeds,” or “difficult to pluck out.”
The … Read more
A new study released by the Pew Research Center has found Asian Americans with some college education are the most likely to marry someone from another race.
The results quantify what many in the community know about mixed marriages.
Among all ethnic groups, Asian Americans are the most likely to … Read more
“First you make them laugh, then you make them listen.”
That’s what actress Keiko Agena says about Asian AF,an Asian American variety show in Los Angeles to combat the underrepresentation of Asians in Hollywood, reports ABC News
The actress from Gilmore Girls and 13 Reasons Why was one of the featured performers … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
UPDATED: 7:30 p.m.: Within hours after being contacted by AsAmNews, Walmart.com appears to have removed a novelty button featuring a racist Asian caricature.
The previous link to the item is … Read more
The 5’3″ actress was recording some new music with friends at Boston’s Berklee College when she overheard someone say “wow, I thought she’d be taller”.
“I literally had one of those moments … Read more
By Sam Louie
I recently had the opportunity to visit Europe to teach on the concept of cultural Asian shame and addiction in Switzerland. Part of this opportunity allowed me to do some sightseeing in other parts of the continent, so my wife and I spent some time in Paris.
What intrigued me … Read more
By Kanika Lal
It was an evening to celebrate, and to contemplate.
The nation’s first Asian American theater organization – East West Players – held their 51st Anniversary Visionary Awards and Silent Auction at the Hilton Universal in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 24.
The pioneers of Hollywood’s multicultural scene … Read more