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Monday, April 04, 2016
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Jeremy Arambulo, a Filipino-American comic artist who lives in Los Angeles, says he basically came out of the womb knowing the legend of Bruce Lee, the kung fu king. "He's like our Elvis," says Arambulo. "If we didn't have him, geez, who would we have? Charlie Chan? I don't know. ...
Saturday, January 02, 2016
Early one morning last weekend, Amrik Singh Bal, 68, was standing along a stretch of highway in Fresno, Calif., waiting for a ride to work. Two white men pulled up beside him, hurling obscenities out their window.
The Fresno Bee reports that Bal, who is Sikh, has a ...
Monday, December 14, 2015
In Fresh Off The Boat's first episode, Eddie Huang walks into the cafeteria of his new middle school for the first time, toting a brown paper bag. As he looks for a seat, we're reminded that on top of the usual new school jitters, Eddie's the lone Asian-American kid in ...
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Recently, we've been talking a lot about onscreen diversity and how much browner TV has gotten in the past few years with shows like Empire, Master of None and Dr. Ken and showrunners like Shonda Rhimes and Nahnatchka Khan injecting more people of color into the system.
The New Yorker's ...
Friday, November 13, 2015
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The word "diversity" gets thrown around a lot in these parts, and recently, it has come under a lot of scrutiny; it's easy to invoke, but what does it actually mean? Over at The New York Times Magazine, Anna Holmes recently pondered how the word gets used in corporate ...
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Grace Lee Boggs, who has spent much of her life advocating for civil rights and labor rights, became such a noted figure in Detroit's Black Power movement that people assumed she must be partially black. In some of her FBI files, Boggs, who is Chinese-American, was described as "probably Afro ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
There's a long history to the Emanuel African Methodist Espiscopal Church in Charleston, S.C., — affectionately known as "Mother Emanuel" — where nine churchgoers were allegedly shot and killed by 21-year-old Dylann Roof on Wednesday night in what authorities are calling a hate crime. In fact, this church has ...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Friday, May 08, 2015
Friday, May 01, 2015
Baltimore's lead prosecutor Marilyn J. Mosby announced on Friday that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. Mosby, who took office in January, is charging six city police officers with a range of offenses — including second-degree murder and manslaughter.
NPR's Bill Chappell wrote that Mosby's investigation found ...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Editor's note: This post contains some language that many will find offensive.
Lots of people are looking for words to make sense of Freddie Gray's death and the subsequent unrest in Baltimore, and have turned to writers — from novelist and social critic James Baldwin to hip hop artist ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
In Fresh Off The Boat's season finale, Jessica, the family matriarch, worries over whether or not she and her kids have assimilated too much. The Huangs had been struggling to make ends meet, and now all of a sudden, things are turning around. Their steak house, Cattleman's Ranch, is booming. ...
Monday, April 20, 2015
Remember that Deadline article from a few weeks back? In which the writer pointed out that Hollywood is diversifying — and claimed that's a bad thing?
At least one good thing may come of it:
A media coalition of multi-ethnic Hollywood watchdogs — including the American Indians in Film ...