Asian-Americans

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Eight of Hollywood's 'Fierce Asians' Share Tales of Industry Racism

Constance Wu, Margaret Cho, Ken Jeong and more Asian-American performers and directors offer words of caution and inspiration in a new Mashable article.

Asian-Americans Discuss Importance Of #BlackLivesMatter in This New Video

The video includes Angry Asian Man's Phil Yu and comedian Jenny Yang, among others, discussing Asian Americans' role in racial solidarity.

Asian-American Activists Demand #Justice4Akai, Protest Outside Major Chinese-Language Paper's Offices

Activists gathered outside Sing Tao Daily's New York City office to protest the paper for not publishing a letter demanding justice for Akai Gurley. 

Asian Woman Acts Like Creepy Dude, Talks About White Fetish

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

Dispatch from Ferguson: Convenience Store Owners Talk Race

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.

Report: Sunday Talk Shows Rarely Mention Asian-Americans

A new study digs into the data and proposes solutions.

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

What does your Asian America look like?

Detroit News Columnist Rewrites History of Vincent Chin Hate Crime

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

Wanted: Disgruntled Asian-Americans to Attack Affirmative Action

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

Gawker Compares New Dating Service to 'Comfort Women'

The joke didn't go over so well.

Why Is the GOP Honoring the Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act?

Wednesday was the 70th anniversary of the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act.

A Long Overdue Celebration of Asian Food, From the Fung Brothers

There's nothing to be ashamed of.

Seven Surprising Facts About Asian-American and Middle Eastern Boys

A new report from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy takes a rare look at an often overlooked subgroup of young people.

'What Kind of Asian Are You?' Answered in Hilarious Video

If we were all only so bold.

On the Street: UndocuAsians Come Out [Photos]

Asian-American undocumented youth share their stories in a bold social media project, and invite the community to share theirs.

Roger Ebert: Don't Tell Asian-American Directors How to Represent 'Their People'

The veteran critic was a longtime champion of film as an empowering force for self-representation.

Bruno Mars Explains Why He Dropped His Puerto Rican Father's Surname

Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Who You Calling a Model Minority? New Report Dispels Myths About Asian Americans

New data on Asian Americans takes a look at the community's often invisible struggles with poverty, education, the housing crisis, and healthcare.

Here's What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

There is growing ethnic and racial diversity among farm operators nationwide, and the percentage of women operators is up.

Jobs Report Still Bleak for Black Workers Under 30

The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, according to a Labor Department report released Friday.