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Maui in Disney’s Moana: An obese and insulting stereotype?

The image of Maui in Disney’s upcoming movie “Moana” has triggered some anger.  Some say the body of Maui, played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, is obese, an insulting stereotype of Polynesian men.  This picture, from Samoan Rugby player Eliota … Continue reading

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Asian-American Youth and Juvenile Diabetes

When Number One Son first started playing on a mostly Asian-American basketball team at his school, two out of 8 kids on his squad had diabetes and had to take insulin.   So after Tim forwarded this article from the Honolulu … Continue reading

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