Fact check: ‘Filipino’ refers to both an identity and the national language of the Philippines
Claims that the term “Filipino” is not a language and solely refers to the identity and/or nationality of citizens of the Republic of the Ph...
How Comedian Simmone Park Struggled With Not Wanting to Be White, Being Accepted as an Asian
Simmone Park, like many Asians around the world, struggled with coming to terms with her dual identity as a North Korean Canadian woman.
9 Comedians Redefining Asian Identity in 2019
Asian visibility in Western media has long been a hot-button topic. One of the few forms of entertainment in which Asian people have found m...
Does Being Part Asian Make Me Less Asian?
Deep down, I still want to learn Cantonese. My grandfather, who emigrated to the Dominican Republic in the early 60s, came from China. He qu...
Why ‘Black Panther’ is My First Asian-American Superhero Movie
Editor’s Note: Colin Lieu is a New York-based freelance consultant and avid yogi. The opinions expressed in this piece are solely his ...
Until Three Months Ago, I Was Ashamed of Being Asian
Until three months ago, I was ashamed of being Asian. It wasn’t until I ran for local office this year, at 19-years-old and as a Harvard sop...
The Problem With Using the Word ‘Hapa’ For Mixed Asians
If you happen to be a product of more than one ancestry, specifically White European and Asian, it’s likely that you’ve come across the word...
Belts and Bruises: How Physical Abuse Can Shape The Identities of POC
One thing I constantly see across Twitter is the sharing between POC of stories of their worse a** beatings and what tools were used to do s...
Indian-Americans Who Adopted White Children Reveal What People Always Ask Them
“Scarlett eats meat!” M’s eyes are round, her tone incredulous. Before I can respond she adds, “We are vegetarian. We do not eat meat.”
Asian Brands Need To Do Better: Stop Using White Models
Editor’s Note: Eliza Romero is a Baltimore-based, Filipino-American fashion photographer and style blogger behind the website Aesthetic Dist...
These Three Photos Are Going Viral For Flipping the Script on White People
A series of photos published in the May 2017 issue of “O, the Oprah Magazine” is tackling race in a unique way and sparking some...
No, I Am Not Trying To Be White Just Because I Dye My Hair Blonde
Editor’s Note: Eliza Romero is a Baltimore-based, Filipino-American fashion photographer and style blogger behind the website Aesthetic D...
New Clip Surfaces Showing Moments Before Officers Violently Assault Asian Passenger
The saga of Dr. David Dao and United Airlines continues as a new video clip has surfaced showing the moments before the assault.
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One Comic Perfectly Sums Up The Problem With Whitewashing Race
Editor’s Note: The following excerpt was anonymously submitted and animated by Empathize This, an online portal where people can tell ...
Uncle Chang: ‘Stop Being Asian and Just Be Human’
Editor’s Note: Uncle Chang (pseudonym), founder of getriced.com, is an Asian-American Trump supporter based in New York City. He’...