Social media users expressed concern after Filipino American Honolulu Council member Augie Tulba shared a video showing him in blackface in a parody of “America’s Next Top Model.”
Video resurfaces: The clip, which is more than 10 years old, was reshared by Tulba on Instagram over the weekend, according to KITV. The caption of his post read: “We laughed so hard filming this segment. #FunTimes.”
The U.S. Postal Service is releasing a new stamp in honor of Japanese American soldiers who served during World War II — an army of 33,000 men and women whose battle for identity stretched beyond the period of defeating Axis forces.
The stamp, designed by Antonio Alcalá, shows a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which, along with the 100th Infantry Battalion, became the most decorated military unit in U.S. history.
‘They Question My Ethnicity, My Patriotism’: Elaine Chao Slams Democrats for ‘Double Standard’ on Racism
Elaine Chao is accusing Democrats of a “double standard” on racism against Asian Americans, saying she has faced attacks on her Chinese heritage both in office and on the campaign trail.
On Democrats: Chao, who served as the former secretary of Transportation in the Trump administration, said Democrats accuse her of “divided loyalties” while claiming to be “purveyors of anti-discrimination.”
Vancouver City Mayor Kennedy Stewart issued an apology on Monday for the city’s racist role in denying entry to hundreds of South Asians, mostly Sikhs from Punjab, aboard the Komagata Maru ship in 1914.
The apology: Stewart said the South Asians who arrived in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet on May 23, 1914, were looking to enter the country in hopes of having a better future, according to The Canadian Press.
A student club poster at Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Ill., that took a jab at China has reportedly sparked outrage among parents and state lawmakers.
A call for conservatives: The poster recruits students to join the school’s chapter of Turning Point USA (TPUSA), a nonprofit that aims to “identify, educate, train and organize students to promote the principles of freedom, free markets and limited government.”
Dr. Tiffany Moon, a newcomer to the recently-concluded fifth season of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Dallas,” will not tolerate racist attacks against her character, her lawyer said in a statement.
What happened: Moon was subjected to racist cyberbullying by family members of her co-star, Kameron Westcott, on Twitter last week. The co-stars also had an argument on the show involving accusations of racism towards each other.
Nearly a quarter of white people do not see racism against Asian people as a problem to be fixed, a new poll has found.
Nonprofit Leading Asian Americans to Unite for Change (LAAUNCH) published the finding in its first STAATUS (Social Tracking of Asian Americans in the U.S.) Index, which shows national attitudes toward Asian Americans.
Fashion blogger and journalist Susie Lau and “Crazy Rich Asians” star Gemma Chan have called out the Sunday Times for playing down the “casual racism” in its tribute article to the late Prince Philip, who died earlier this month at 99 years old.
The Sunday Times published a front page report one day after Prince Philip’s funeral on April 18, saying the British public “secretly enjoyed” the late Duke of Edinburgh’s racist comments, according to Insider.
Oscar-winning director Bong Joon Ho addressed the rise of anti-Asian violence during his virtual Master Class at Chapman University’s Dodge College in Orange, California.
The “Parasite” director said to the class that Hollywood should respond to the ongoing social injustices by sharing stories that overcome these issues through film.
Jeremy Lin recently recalled the racism he encountered during a basketball game in sixth grade and how his mother secretly helped him achieve his dream to play professionally.
The 32-year-old athlete shared his story on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in a Tuesday video call. He told about how his father’s siblings stopped their own pursuits of higher education and found jobs to pay for their brother’s ticket to the U.S. in the ‘70s, Today reported.
A Korean professional gamer based in Dallas, Texas has opened up about his team’s daily brush with “unspeakable” racism, from people who cuss to those who cough on them.
Lee Eui-seok, who goes by the moniker “Fearless,” plays in the Overwatch League for the Dallas Fuel, whose eight active members are all Korean.
A spin-off book of the highly successful Captain Underpants franchise will no longer be distributed due to its “passive racism” and Asian stereotypes.
“The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future,” a graphic novel by children’s author Dav Pilkey, was first published in 2010. The book follows cavemen Ook and Gluk as they time travel to the year 2222 and meet a martial arts instructor named Master Wong.