Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind “Sesame Street,” released a video on June 23 titled “Proud of Your Eyes” to address anti-Asian bullying as part of an initiative to help children and their families have open conversations about race.
The video: Featuring one of “Sesame Street’s” Muppet friends, the video focuses on an experience dealt with by many Asian Americans as Analyn, a Filipino American girl, is ridiculed for her eyes.
Simmone Park, like many Asians around the world, struggled with coming to terms with her dual identity as a North Korean Canadian woman.
As a speaker and standup comedian, Park had an honest and vulnerable conversation with NextShark where she opened up about her journey of overcoming racism as a child. This eventually manifested itself as internalized racism in her adult years.
A hilarious race of people on their office chairs shook Japan’s Greater Tokyo Area earlier this week.
The race, officially known as the Isu-1 Grand Prix, may seem like a joke on the surface, but participants would fight to prove that it is not.
An African-Chinese teen is making a stand to urge Singaporeans to never use the n-word – unless they are black.
Melanie Kasise, a 16-year-old teen model, urged other Singaporeans to stop using the racial slur. Kasise, who is of African and Chinese descent, further admitted that she hates using the word even though one could argue has a claim to it as a black woman.
The Ifugaos, an ethnic group who inhabit the southeastern part of the Cordillera region in the Philippines, are known for their ingenuity and exceptional wood-carving skills.
Using their craftsmanship and inventiveness, these tribesmen can create badass bicycles using only wood and some scraps of used rubber tires.
Nimesh Patel, a former writer for “Saturday Night Live,” was booted from a stand-up routine at Columbia University after cracking a joke about gay Black men.
The incident occurred on Friday night at “cultureSHOCK: Reclaim,” an annual showcase organized by the university’s Asian American Alliance (AAA).
In a stunning display of unwavering determination, a teenage runner from Japan managed to finish a relay marathon while on her hands and knees after breaking her leg during the race.
University student Rei Iida has about 200 yards left of her 2.2 mile stage of a relay marathon in Fukoka, Japan when she tripped and fell, fracturing her leg.
Asian American applicants are supposedly failing to get into Harvard University partly because of weaker recommendations suggested by a school official.
On the second day of trial of the high-profile lawsuit alleging that the university discriminates on the basis of race, Harvard’s Dean of Admissions, William Fitzsimmons testified that White applicants had “somewhat stronger” recommendations than their Asian American counterparts.
A Victoria’s Secret model has drawn backlash after saying that she relates to problems faced by women of color because she “didn’t speak Paris” and must get expensive highlights “every month.”
Devon Windsor, 24, made her comments on last Thursday’s episode of “Model Squad,” a new E! docu-series.
Asian Boss, a YouTube channel that interviews people on the street around Asia about different topics, visited the streets of Shanghai to ask people about what they think of white foreigners living in China.
Right off the bat, locals in Shanghai discuss white people being more qualified and ambitious when it comes to getting a job.
Researchers at Stanford, Harvard and the Census Bureau recently published an extensive study comparing income inequality between genders and races in the United States.
Anonymous earnings and demographic data gathered from 20 million children in America revealed how incomes varied in their adulthood — virtually every American in their 30s — based on their demographic, reports The New York Times.
Last week’s controversy surrounding Hellboy’s executive producer Christa Campbell wasn’t so much of an eye-opener as it was a reminder that, despite the onslaught of articles, op-eds, and tweets we read daily surrounding race, the willingness to ignore the conversation permeates every level of society and influence.
“Stop projecting your own sh*t onto us. We are all one. We don’t see colors or race,” said Campbell in a now deleted tweet, defending the casting decision of Ed Skrein, a non-Asian actor, to play Japanese-American Ben Daimio.