“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is setting out to undo the source material’s racist past by challenging its harmful Asian stereotypes.
Shang-Chi’s problematic origins: Created by writer Steve Englehart and artist Jim Starlin, the character of Shang-Chi was among Marvel Comics’ efforts in capitalizing on the Kung-Fu craze in the U.S. during the ‘70s.
Social media users are not buying London restaurant The Ivy Asia’s apology over its “culturally insensitive” advertisement for its Chelsea branch that portrayed Asian stereotypes.
The controversy and apology: The commercial, released on Aug. 8, shows two women dressed as geishas hailing a rickshaw with its driver wearing a stereotypical East Asian outfit, according to My London.
Although one and a half centuries have passed since the first major wave of Asian immigrants arrived on U.S. shores, many Asian Americans continue to feel like strangers in their own homeland.
Despite the community’s invaluable contributions to get America to where it is today, the group as a whole is still overlooked. Even worse, it is blamed for the most pressing problem that besets the country and the rest of the world at present.
A parody music video titled “Kung Fu Vagina” has come under fire for its blatant and ruthless use of archaic Asian stereotypes.
“The Bachelor” is facing a massive backlash after a recent episode aired which showed contestants disrespecting Asian food and perpetuating archaic stereotypes.
The episode, which aired on Jan. 28, highlighted bachelor Colton Underwood’s first time traveling outside the U.S.
Comedian Louis C.K. sparked criticism for his stand-up routine in which he reportedly dissed survivors of the Parkland High School shooting in Florida, a tragedy which left 17 innocent people dead.
The 51-year-old comic, who went on a brief hiatus following multiple sexual misconduct accusations in 2017, is apparently back doing stand-up at comedy bars.
Remember when a young Vietnamese woman freestyled for Barack Obama when he visited Vietnam in 2016?
In case you need a refresher, here’s the video:
What do Chinese people think of stereotypes that others hold about them?
In a new video, YouTube channel Asian Boss took to the streets of Shanghai to find out just that — and heard interesting responses that might just put some of such stereotypes to rest.
As an Asian American woman in a society built on oppressive stereotypes, we get a lot of dumb, offensive, microaggressive comments. If you want to be respectful and not be a total d-bag to the Asian women in your life, read this list of things you should never say. Ever.
1. Where are you from, originally?
From “eating sushi on a daily basis” to “women falling easily to Western men,” Japanese citizens shared their perspectives on the common stereotypes the outside world has about their culture.
In a video produced by Asian-centric YouTube channel Asian Boss, vlogger Hiroko took to the streets of Tokyo to shed light on whether the stereotypes were accurate and how the Japanese people feel about them.
The lead voice actor in Fox’s “Bob’s Burgers” and the FXX series “Archer” has apologized after letting out a “lazy and incompetent” joke that offended Asians and Asian Americans on social media.
The drama started on Sunday after H. Jon Benjamin shared a “quick idea” for a tea shop’s name on Twitter.
Christina Ignatius, a lawyer from Irvine, Orange County, California who drew massive backlash online last week for making jokes about Asian stereotypes on Facebook, claims she received numerous threats after her post went viral.
Irvine attorney says she is receiving threats over controversial Asian post on Facebook https://t.co/sryFAcJzA5