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YouTuber Ryan Higa Shares His Secrets

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Ryan HigaBy Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

I’ll say it here.

What CAN’T Ryan Higa do?

My friend brought me to YouTube around 3rd or 4th grade, revealing a world of banana videos and unicorns and parodies… so many parodies. YouTube has been a great source of fun, befuddlement, and a producer of our favorite … Read more

Community Issues

Jun 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Woman’s Shocking Anti-Indian Rant in a New Jersey Store: “Send them BACK!”

Woman’s Shocking Anti-Indian Rant in a New Jersey Store: “Send them BACK!”

posted by Sophia Whittemore

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In the wake of a tumultuous election period and an increasingly-polarizing U.S., one can only hope that love wins out over hate and that people treat other people like equals. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case in a Sears department store in New Jersey as a woman spewed hate at a Latino family and an Indian … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Finding their Place on YouTube

Asian Americans Finding their Place on YouTube

posted by Brittney Le


 
The 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Hollywood & Entertainment features Ryan Higa, Asian American actor and YouTube comedian with over 18 million subscribers on his channel, nigahiga. Despite its briefness, his bio on the Forbes website speaks volumes for the Asian American … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Huffington Post: The ‘Bamboo Ceiling’ in Hollywood excludes Asians

Huffington Post: The ‘Bamboo Ceiling’ in Hollywood excludes Asians

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Golden GlobesAlthough Asian Americans enjoy success on YouTube and Reality TV, you’d be hard pressed to find many successful Asian American professionals in Hollywood. In a recent Huffington Post piece written by Vietnamese American author, Andrew Lam, describes this “bamboo ceiling” in Hollywood, where discrimination, stereotypes and exclusion are the norm for Asians.

“The most recent … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 1, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Kevin Wu’s New YouTube Video: “I Have a Twin”

Kevin Wu’s New YouTube Video: “I Have a Twin”

posted by Gracie Zheng

Kev JumbaIn Kevin Wu’s newly released YouTube video, he dreams about having a twin, who cuts his hair and pierce through his ear lope with an earring piercing gun.

Wu, 22, is a Chinese American comedian and Youtube celebrity. He is best known as KevJumba, which is his YouTube username.

Watch the YouTube video here.… Read more

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