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Cancelling Colbert, Chopped Suey, and Winning At Racism


As a Korean Asian-American who’s always felt the bull’s eye on my back for easy punchlines and Bruce Lee catcalls, I’ve been a huge fan of Stephen Colbert since forever.  738 more words

Culture

Creative Writing: Not a Real Major Asian Parents?

Its been awhile since I’ve post a Koko and Airec conversation, so here is one after Koko saw a nice Tickld description of college majors. 1,304 more words

Humor

Asian Women Need To Stop Dating White Men

By Anne Gus

Originally posted on ThoughtCatalog:

“They’re everywhere. I can’t walk half a yard down the high-fashion streets of Boston with my girlfriends without being visually assaulted by them.

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The War On Women

We Should all be Fine with #CancelColbert

Last week on the Colbert Report, faux-conservative host Stephen Colbert announced his plans start a non-profit titled “The Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever.” Colbert thanked Washington Redskin’s owner Dan Snyder for the idea after the billionaire announced his real-life non-profit “the Washington Redskin’s Original Americans Foundation.” Because — as Colbert put it on the show — “Redskins is not offensive if you only use it once in your name.” 571 more words

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"I Can't Be A Racist"

Dear Thought Catalog writer who claims she can’t be a racist (and everyone like you),

This past week, you published two incredibly strange letters on Thought Catalog viciously… 1,142 more words

The Invisibility of Asian Americans: the Feminist Wire

There is too much racism within our society.  Here is my latest for the Feminist Wire.  So thankful to everyone at the Feminist Wire but especially to… 1,178 more words

Grace Ji-sun Kim

W. Mark Koenig reblogged this on Along the Graybeard Trail and commented:

Thanks to Grace Ji-Sun Kim for this reflection on the invisibility of Asian Americans in the news media. She provides examples of how this happens and reflects on why.