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Monday, April 14, 2014
Ho was known for combining Asian melodies with big band jazz, which he used to make his political points. He died from complications related to colorectal cancer that he'd been battling since 2006.
Friday, April 04, 2014
Although Latinos are 17 percent of the population, they represent almost a third of frequent moviegoers. People of color overall attend movies at rates higher than their percentage of the population.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Vanilla has become a cultural metaphor for blandness and whiteness. But the flavor's history is rife with conquest and slavery and theft.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Should an actor's ethnicity match a character's ethnicity? Does it matter, or does it not? Whatever your line of thinking, you're probably irked by these recent casting developments.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Volatile organic compounds in your earwax may hold important information about your body and your environment.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Fred Ho has combined improvisation with Asian themes to create his own form of political activism. Now, at age 56, Ho is dying of cancer.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
A photographer asked young folks in Asia to swap garb with their older relatives. The project explores the way that cultural and generational divides can be seen.
Friday, February 14, 2014
We dive into four themes we saw during our month-long exploration of how race plays out in the dating world.
Saturday, February 01, 2014
There are two things people agree on when they talk about racial/cultural preferences in dating. First, many of us have them. Second, that makes many of us uncomfortable. Beyond that, everything is contentious.
Friday, January 17, 2014
The team at Dartmouth College mined 180 million tweets from 900,000 users to understand word clippings — like "awks" as "awkward." The researchers want to understand how such words originate and how they spread.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
We asked folks to chime in our Twitter chat about interracial and cross-cultural romance using #xculturelove. And many participants responded by sharing their innermost feelings and thoughts on the topic.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Emily Johnson Dickerson, the last person who spoke only Chickasaw, died last week at age 93. There were thousands of fluent Chickasaw speakers as late as the 1960s. Dickerson was among about 65 remaining.
Saturday, January 04, 2014
How should you tell your friends that you're in friend-love with them? Sakugawa, the artist and author of I Think I Am In Friend-Love With You shares what inspires her work.
Friday, January 03, 2014
The makers of Paranormal Activity are releasing two movies this year. One, which dropped in theaters this Friday, had Latino themes and characters. Does this mark a shift in narratives?
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
On a segment of the Melissa Harris-Perry Show, panelists captioned a photo of Romney's family, which included his adopted grandson. Cue the jokes, the Internet backlash and the apology.
Monday, December 30, 2013
The English drama and moovie star proves he's one of the best in his field by grazing us with his impersonations of code-switching cows.
Friday, December 13, 2013
The Internet is buzzing with news of "secret" Saturday Night Live auditions for black female cast members. We've collected YouTube clips from some of the rumored hopefuls.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Telemundo announced that its telenovela El Señor de los Cielos (Lord of the Skies) will be back for an unheard of second season. This is a radical departure from traditional telenovelas, which have a clear beginning and a definitive ending.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Last week, a judge ordered Sriracha manufacturer Huy Fong Foods to halt some production at a California factory after neighbors' complaints about air quality. The company responds.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Researchers recently took data from the Facebook app Are You Interested and found that not only is race a factor in our online dating interests, but particular races get disproportionately high — and low — amounts of interest.