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Dear White People's Naomi Ko: 'People Don't Think Asian-Americans Are Capable of Protest'

Dear White People’s Naomi Ko: ‘People Don’t Think Asian-Americans Are Capable of Protest’

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 12:14PM

The Korean-American actress wants to challenge the model minority myth.

Topics: Culture

The Problem With Time Magazine's New Take on Asian-Americans in Tech

The Problem With Time Magazine’s New Take on Asian-Americans in Tech

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2014, 7:00AM

How Time acknowledged but ended up succumbing to the pitfalls of writing about Asian-Americans in the U.S.

Topics: Media, Society

Asians Have Not Become White, No Matter What Google's Diversity Data Says

Asians Have Not Become White, No Matter What Google’s Diversity Data Says

by Jamilah King on June 4 2014, 10:45AM

Scot Nakagawa doubles down on why the model minority myth is so destructive.

Topics: Culture

Wanted: Disgruntled Asian-Americans to Attack Affirmative Action

Wanted: Disgruntled Asian-Americans to Attack Affirmative Action

by Julianne Hing on April 25 2014, 9:45AM

An anti-affirmative action crusader makes an appeal to Asian-Americans to sue colleges over their admissions policies.

Topics: Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth

The Economic Truth About the 'Model Minority'

The Economic Truth About the ‘Model Minority’

by Imara Jones on March 25 2014, 7:00AM

Recent history underscores the fact that we can’t make smart economic decisions based on wrongheaded stereotypes.

Topics: Economic Justice

Here's Why That Asian Privilege Hashtag Is So Problematic

Here’s Why That Asian Privilege Hashtag Is So Problematic

by Jamilah King on February 3 2014, 11:33AM

Adriel Luis complicates things over on Medium.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Asian Americans Finally in Commercials -- As Tech Geeks

Asian Americans Finally in Commercials — As Tech Geeks

by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2011, 10:21AM

The Washington Post reports on a growing trend that’s playing off of old stereotypes.

Topics: Media

Top CFDA Fashion Awards Go to Three Asian Americans

Top CFDA Fashion Awards Go to Three Asian Americans

by Jorge Rivas on September 9 2010, 12:00PM

Shifts in immigration and labor policy may be at the heart of the new trends.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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