Kat Chow

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The Epic Web Comic That Reimagines The Legend Of Bruce Lee

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

In a new Web series, Jeremy Arambulo presents his illustrated take on a fantastical — and real — showdown between the Hollywood star and another noted martial artist.


Long Before They Were 'Apparent Muslims,' Sikhs Were Targeted In U.S.

Saturday, January 02, 2016

Amrik Singh Bal was beaten in Fresno, Calif., as he waited for a ride to work. Bal, who is Sikh, is part of a long history of attacks on Sikhs in America.


TV's Challenge For 2016: Taking Immigrant Stories To The Next Level

Monday, December 14, 2015

It has been delightful to see so many immigrant coming-of-age stories in American pop culture this year, but it's also time to leave the Immigrant Kid Handbook behind.


The Forgotten Actor Who Battled Hollywood's Whiteness In The 1950s

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Remember P. Jay Sidney? Probably not, but Emily Nussbaum of The New Yorker unearthed the story of this actor and advocate's push to diversify the TV world 50 years ago.


No Longer 'The Only One'? This Year, Things Changed For Asian-Americans On TV

Friday, November 13, 2015

Remember this time last year? The roster of Asian-American leads was sparse. With shows like Fresh Off The Boat, Quantico and Master of None, things are starting to look much different.


Our Favorite Word — 'Diversity' — Is Under The Microscope At Mizzou And Yale

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The word "diversity" is pulling overtime this week in light of recent events on college campuses. But what does it actually mean?


Texas Teen To Transfer Schools After Arrest Over Homemade Clock

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Police in Irving, Texas, have decided not to press charges against a 14-year-old boy who brought a homemade clock to school. Authorities and educators were worried it might have been a bomb.


Texas High School Student Arrested After Homemade Clock Mistaken For Bomb

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

A 14-year-old high school student in the Dallas area is home from school Wednesday after his expulsion. Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade clock to class on Monday, and the school phone...


Grace Lee Boggs, Activist And American Revolutionary, Turns 100

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.


Denmark Vesey And The History Of Charleston's 'Mother Emanuel' Church

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.


BuzzFeed's Saeed Jones Wrote A Beautiful Thing On Being Black In The Book World

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."


The Slants Frontman Fights Government To Register His Band's Name

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.


Reaction To Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby's Remarks

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.


Virtual Readings For Baltimore's Freddie Gray

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.


In Its Season Finale, 'Fresh Off The Boat' Is Still Wrestling With Authenticity

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.


George Takei And Company To Hollywood Gatekeepers: Fix Your Diversity Problem

Monday, April 20, 2015

A coalition of multi-ethnic Hollywood watchdogs is pushing talent agencies to add some color to their lineups.


How The South Korean Government Made K-pop A Thing

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?


Way More College Students Are Studying Korean. Is 'Hallyu' The Reason?

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.


The Director Of 'Home' On Its Immigration Storyline

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.


Some Messy History Behind A Fight Over A Restaurant Called 'Chop Chop Chinaman'

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Both "chop chop" and "Chinaman" have long, complicated histories, which we thought we'd surface in light of this story.