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Bad Ass Asians

Dec 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Diversifying Broadway, One Play at a Time!

Diversifying Broadway, One Play at a Time!

posted by Tanvi Wattal


Broadway’s lack of diversity, in regards to both race and gender, has not gone unnoticed. Splinter News reports, “during Broadway’s 2015-2016 season, only two plays were written by women.  Therefore, Young Jean Lee’s play, Straight White Men, is all the more important to acknowledge.

Lee has made history by being the first playwright … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on The Secrets Out: Mindy Kaling Is Having a Girl!

The Secrets Out: Mindy Kaling Is Having a Girl!

posted by Tanvi Wattal


It’s a girl!

Mindy Kaling, famed writer and actress, has good news for her fans! In mid-July she publicly announced her pregnancy, but has remained quiet about the specifics.

In an interview with US Weekly, Kaling’s co-actors from the Mindy Project insinuated the gender of her child.

Beth Grant, aka Beverly, expressed her … Read more

Being Hapa

Things Hapas Hear

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern


Now, let me preface this by saying this is in no means a comprehensive list. I’m not pointing fingers, blaming anybody, or calling any specific person out. I’m simply saying that, as a multiracial person whose mom is also multiracial coming from Indonesia and a father from Minnesota, that … Read more


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