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UNC, Harvard Sued for Discriminating Against Asians in Admissions

UNC, Harvard Sued for Discriminating Against Asians in Admissions

by Julianne Hing on November 17 2014, 12:58PM

Asians are putting themselves at the frontlines of the fight to end affirmative action in college admissions.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Randall Park Knows You're Nervous About 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Randall Park Knows You’re Nervous About ‘Fresh Off the Boat’

by Julianne Hing on November 13 2014, 7:00AM

TV’s newest Asian-American dad talks about race and the pressure that comes with being on the first Asian-American family sitcom in 20 years.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Asian Woman Acts Like Creepy Dude, Talks About White Fetish

Asian Woman Acts Like Creepy Dude, Talks About White Fetish

by Jamilah King on November 6 2014, 2:03PM

Joy Regullano was tired of white men fetishizing Asian woman, so she did something about it.

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

Dispatch from Ferguson: Convenience Store Owners Talk Race

Dispatch from Ferguson: Convenience Store Owners Talk Race

by Deepa Iyer on October 14 2014, 7:00AM

In Ferguson for the National Weekend of Resistance, activist and writer Deepa Iyer talked to area South Asian and Arab-American shopkeepers about race, community and police.

Topics: Dispatches, Ferguson

It's Now Easier to Find Government Data on Asian-Americans

It’s Now Easier to Find Government Data on Asian-Americans

by Jamilah King on October 1 2014, 11:27AM

The new website features roughly 2,000 data sets and reports from nearly 50 federal, state, city, and county sources.

Topics: /NOW

Report: Sunday Talk Shows Rarely Mention Asian-Americans

Report: Sunday Talk Shows Rarely Mention Asian-Americans

by Jamilah King on September 30 2014, 12:29PM

A new study digs into the data and proposes solutions.

Topics: Culture

Poll: Californians' Support for Affirmative Action on the Rise

Poll: Californians’ Support for Affirmative Action on the Rise

by Julianne Hing on September 26 2014, 2:44PM

Affirmative action may not be political anathema after all.

Topics: Affirmative Action, /NOW, Schools & Youth

John Cho Talks About Barriers Facing Asian-American Actors

John Cho Talks About Barriers Facing Asian-American Actors

by Jamilah King on September 23 2014, 12:02PM

His new show, “Selfie,” premieres on September 30.

Topics: Culture

Following Ferguson: Asian Americans Can Choose 'Invisibility, Complicity, or Resistance'

Following Ferguson: Asian Americans Can Choose ‘Invisibility, Complicity, or Resistance’

by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 7:00PM

What responsibility do non-black people of color have to speak up for justice?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Arthur Chu: Faking a Chinese Accent Is a Fraught Task

Arthur Chu: Faking a Chinese Accent Is a Fraught Task

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2014, 4:27PM

What’s it like to be an actor and second-generation Chinese-American—and put on an accent for work?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media, /NOW

In Orange County, Snapshots of the New America [Photos]

In Orange County, Snapshots of the New America [Photos]

by Julianne Hing on July 30 2014, 10:19AM

What does your Asian America look like?

Topics: Immigration

Meet the Artist Behind the Lowrider Rickshaw

Meet the Artist Behind the Lowrider Rickshaw

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 11:46AM

He’s part of a new generation of California artist who are exploring Asian-American and Chicano cultural identities.

Topics: Culture

Video: If Asians Said the Stuff White People Say Play

Video: If Asians Said the Stuff White People Say

by Jamilah King on June 9 2014, 3:19PM

Because sometimes white privilege is just so ridiculous you can’t help but laugh.

Topics: Culture

Comedian Kristina Wong Opens Up About Mental Illness and Chinese-Americans

Comedian Kristina Wong Opens Up About Mental Illness and Chinese-Americans

by Jamilah King on May 16 2014, 11:00AM

She toured with her show about Asian-American women and depression for seven years.

Topics: Culture

Detroit News Columnist Rewrites History of Vincent Chin Hate Crime

Detroit News Columnist Rewrites History of Vincent Chin Hate Crime

by Julianne Hing on May 1 2014, 5:40PM

Columnist Neal Rubin is using the words of one reporter to rewrite a key chapter of Asian-American civil rights history, community leaders argue.

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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

The Chinese-American Community Grapples With Affirmative Action, and Itself

The Chinese-American Community Grapples With Affirmative Action, and Itself

by Julianne Hing on March 18 2014, 7:00AM

A proposal to repeal part of California’s affirmative action ban has some in the state’s Asian-American community up in arms.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Gawker Compares New Dating Service to 'Comfort Women'

Gawker Compares New Dating Service to ‘Comfort Women’

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 11:18AM

The joke didn’t go over so well.

Topics: Media, /NOW

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