Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive, to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Fans joined actors from both Broadway and Hollywood to vent their rage about the lack of roles for both Asian Americans in film and on stage.
Two Twitter hashtag campaigns have gained momentum in the last … Read more
New emojis being released by Apple to represent a more diverse world have some Asians shaking their heads.
The one many say is meant to represent East Asians is bright yellow. Now that’s taking yellow power to the extreme. Some consider it more yellowface.
By Ariel Neidermeier
ABC’s new sitcom, Fresh Off the Boat, is the first network television show to feature an Asian American cast in 20 years.
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“It’s great seeing an all-Asian cast on a television show for once,” said 24-year-old Oakland, Calif. resident, Bridget Rochios, “I’m not Asian but my grandparents immigrated from Greece so
It’s obvious that over the years, the folks at SNL don’t see anything wrong with putting white actors in yellow face. They’ve done it numerous times, much to the chagrin of many Asian Americans.
The writers and … Read more
My initial excitement about the appearance (I still remember Mars Rocking the Superbowl last season) was quickly tempered by my distaste for SNL’s … Read more
From the Seattle’s Gilbert & Sullivan Society production of The Mikado to episodes last season in both How I Met Your Mother and Saturday Night Live, producers have failed to show any understanding of why yellowface is … Read more