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Asian Americans

Aug 8, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Washington Post: Strategies for Asian American Men in the Online Dating World

Washington Post: Strategies for Asian American Men in the Online Dating World

posted by Randall

ValentinesIt’s no secret among Asian American men in the online dating world that it can be difficult to get a date.

Asian American men rank with Black women as the least likely to get a date online.

The Washington Post talked to two Asian American men who’ve had success in the online dating world about … Read more

Blogs

Jul 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Too Late to Take Racist I Want to be a Neenja Video Back for Former Miss Oregon

Blog: Too Late to Take Racist I Want to be a Neenja Video Back for Former Miss Oregon

posted by Louis Chan

Jennifer Murphy

An Asian woman looks on in pain as Jennifer Murphy performs I Want to Be a Neenja


 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
A former Miss Oregon and contestant on The Apprentice is wagging her tail between her legs begging for forgiveness after a video went viral of her mimicking an Asian accent … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 12, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on The Wrap: Sportscaster Fired After Racist Rant

The Wrap: Sportscaster Fired After Racist Rant

posted by Randall
Emily Austen

Emily Austen has been fired from Fox Sports

A Fox Sports sideline reporter has been fired after managing to insult Mexicans, Asians and Jews during remarks she made during a Facebook live post, reports The Wrap.

Emily Austen made her offensive comments while appearing in a round table discussion for Barstool Sports, which is not … Read more

Blogs

Are Asians Racist?

posted by Randall

Chinese laundry detergent commercial(Note from the Editor: The following letter to the editor was sent to the Root and shared with AsAmNews in response to two recent articles about the Qiobi laundry detergent commercial recently published by Root)

By Melissa M

In response to Yesha Callahan’s two articles: Watch: Commercial for Detergent Aired on Chinese TV Shows Just Read more

Blogs

Jun 3, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on More Thoughts on Racist Detergent Commercial from China

More Thoughts on Racist Detergent Commercial from China

posted by Randall

Qiaobi commercial
By Ed Diokno

OK, let’s get to it.

This TV commercial for a Chinese laundry detergent is out and out racist – disgustingly racist.

The detergent commercial airing in China made me so angry that it took me a week to gather my thoughts.

The ad for Qiaobi laundry detergent shows a black man … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 2, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on For Real-#StarringJohnCho

For Real-#StarringJohnCho

posted by Randall
John Cho is featured on Star Trek Beyond poster

John Cho is featured on Star Trek Beyond poster

By Ed Diokno

It’s a case of life imitating art. The internet viral sensation #StarringJohnCho — where actor John Cho’s face was superimposed on popular movie posters in order to show the plausibility of more diverse casting in Hollywood movies — has come true.

Paramount has … Read more

Chinese American

Quartz: Company behind Racist Chinese Commercial Apologizes

posted by Randall

Chinese laundry detergent commercialA Chinese company has apologized for a commercial deemed racist both inside and outside of China, reports Quartz.

The ad showed an attractive Chinese woman rebuffing the advances of a Black man by stuffing him in a washing machine, throwing Qiaobi detergent in, and then smiling when the Black man emerged as a handsome Chinese … Read more

Asian Americans

May 30, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on MTV’s ‘Decoded’: The Weird History of Asian Sex Stereotypes

MTV’s ‘Decoded’: The Weird History of Asian Sex Stereotypes

posted by Randall
Franchesca Ramsey

MTV’s Franchesca Ramsey examines the root of Asian stereotypes.

By Ed Diokno

It’s all about sex and power.

 

The stereotypes that haunt Asian American men and women is  getting talked about outside of our community and it’s about time.

Franchesca Ramsey is the host of MTV’s weekly video series, Decoded, where she tackles

Read more

Chinese American

Racist Commercial Airing on Chinese Airwaves

posted by Louis Chan

Qiaobi commercialBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A commercial for a Chinese laundry product is causing quite a stink in the U.S.

It’s gone viral on social media with some comments almost as racist as the commercial itself.

It depicts a Black man making advances at a Chinese woman.

She responds flirtatiously, coaxing him to get … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 27, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Dumbfoundead Takes #StarringJohnCho Concept to New Music Video

Dumbfoundead Takes #StarringJohnCho Concept to New Music Video

posted by Louis Chan

SafeBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Korean American rapper Dumbfoundead, AKA Jonathan Park, is taking the #StarringJohnCho concept to the next level.

The Koreatown-based musician took classic Hollywood scenes from both the big screen and television and superimposed his face on top of the White male stars.

“After the last Academy Awards and the regular … Read more

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