Kat Chow appears in the following:
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Boggs, famous for her role in helping shape the labor, civil rights and environmental movements in Detroit, has established a legacy of passionate and philosophical protest.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
In 1822, Vesey, a carpenter and former slave who bought his own freedom with lottery winnings, tried to organize what could have been the nation's biggest slave revolt.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
"Combing through mastheads and tables of contents for the names of writers who are not straight white men can make you feel crazy. And it is crazy that doing so is still necessary."
Friday, May 08, 2015
Simon Tam, the founder and bassist of The Slants, has spent six years trying to register his group's name. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says the name disparages Asians.
Friday, May 01, 2015
On Friday, Mosby announced that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She is charging the city police officers with a range of offenses — including second-degree murder and manslaughter.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Here are some words from novelists, poets and rappers that folks are sharing on social media to make sense of what's going on in Baltimore.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Its fiercest critic, Eddie Huang, whose memoir inspired the show, says his life isn't recognizable in it. What's "real" or not is up for debate.
Monday, April 20, 2015
A coalition of multi-ethnic Hollywood watchdogs is pushing talent agencies to add some color to their lineups.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
K-pop — or Korean pop — makes its latest move toward the center of American pop culture with Nickelodeon's new show, Make It Pop. But beyond "Gangnam Style," how did K-pop evolve?
Friday, April 03, 2015
Overall, college students aren't enrolling in foreign language classes as much as they used to. But more people are enrolling in Korean language classes.
Monday, March 30, 2015
"I think an immigrant story can be a very large story, and that this one is very large," Tim Johnson, who directed the animated film, told Latino Voices.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Both "chop chop" and "Chinaman" have long, complicated histories, which we thought we'd surface in light of this story.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
With a name like Dong — and so few roles for Asian-American men on TV — it's understandable that this character has been raising eyebrows. But in the context of the show, Dong makes complete sense.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Artist Ronald Wimberly uses a cartoon essay to tell us this story: He was drawing a Marvel character who's Mexican and African-American, so he drew her brown. But his editor had different ideas.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Video blogger and DJ Jay Smooth was on MSNBC Tuesday night to talk about Starbucks' "Race Together" campaign, which has already birthed a very public, cringeworthy conversation about race.
Friday, March 06, 2015
Let's rewind the clock 150 years to the end of the Civil War, when Southern planters had to find new laborers.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Teachers with Asian-sounding names were given poorer marks, and their accents were the main reason.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
In 2004, Jin was one of the first Asian-Americans to drop a major label rap album. One controversial song, "Learn Chinese," raised eyebrows. A decade later, he's trying to rephrase the message.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Racial tensions between blacks and whites are at the heart of the "Ol' Man River" musical. Asian-American actors say it doesn't make sense to get on board.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Alpesh Patel released the first-ever set of black emoticons last year. He says Apple still has a long way to go.