Tag Archives: racism

“Taliban Toyota” Wins Car Dealership Slander Lawsuit

The perpetual foreigner syndrome is something we as Asian Americans are unfortunately all too familiar with and something we have to brush off as cases of stupidity and ignorance. Sometimes, it can seriously get in the way, especially if you’re … Continue reading

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White Girls Making Fun of Asians (Again)

Over 5 months ago, I wrote a very “flattering” open letter to Alexandra Wallace because I sincerely believed that she was truly ranting and had to get some things off her chest. While it was ignorant and in poor taste, … Continue reading

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Is The Breakfast at Tiffany’s Boycott Unnecessary?

In New York, an Asian American group is planning to boycott the 1961 Audrey Hepburn film Breakfast at Tiffany, which is being screened in Brooklyn Bridge Park on August 11th. The film is being shown as part of the Park Conservancy’s free outdoor … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Radio Station Mocks Hmong People

Earlier this week, the Dave Ryan in the Morning Show on KDWB 101.3 FM station in Minneapolis created a racist song about Hmong people using the tunes of Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven.”

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Cuéntame: Fighting Against Hatred & Violence

Unai Montes-Irueste of Cuéntame Outreach shared this video with me and after watching it, I am reminded that while we should have pride and solidarity with our own Asian Pacific American communities, we must constantly be vigilant and extend our … Continue reading

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POP 88 #41 – Ellie on Racism and Project CSTT

In this episode, we chat with Ellie from Seoulbeats.com and AATheory.com about her Project CSTT. Listen to the podcast. Watch the clip. Click the links. If you like what you hear, please show your support by supporting the artists and … Continue reading

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Hate Crimes are Not Funny: Asian American Groups Protest The Goods

Asian American groups protest THE GOODS: hate crimes are not funny, originally uploaded by !!! :: jozjozjoz :: !!!. As reported by Angry Asian Man and also by 8Asians, various Asian American groups protested The Goods for its “Pearl Harbor” … Continue reading

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Racism: There’s No “Reverse” About It

Hyphen’s recent blog post about Princeton University’s “Reverse Racism” was amusing to me, especially since the terminology was used incorrectly — it’s not reverse racism, it’s just racism. (Especially ironic since I learned this after I moved to the South.) … Continue reading

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Chinese-Americans Not American enough to Teach English in China

So what if I know more about dangling participles and comma splices than the typical white American? I’d be unqualified to teach English in China because of my skin color. An article in the L.A. Times reports on the blatant … Continue reading

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Racist Remarks to the Allegedly Racist Xiaochen Su: The Pot Calling the Kettle Black?

I begin first with a few of the comments (posted here) to the controversial article in question: keggy says: Stupid Chinese self-hater. I propose Yale start capping Chinese-admission rate at 5%, similar to how China caps the birth rate at … Continue reading

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