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The Martial Artist, Bruce Lee internationally elevated Asian attractiveness during the 1960s. Before (and unfortunately after) him, both Asian men and women were depicted as unattractive and/or villianously alien but at least his magnetic presence propped open the door to eventual positive Asian portrayal in media. 548 more words
1994. The Joy Luck Club.
2000. The Debut.
2002. Better Luck Tomorrow.
2018. Crazy Rich Asians.
The number of movies directed by and starring Asian Americans that got a theatrical release is distressingly low despite decades of being told “your time is almost here.” Ming-Na Wen gave… 580 more words
Jasmine Toguchi: Super Sleuth by Debbi Michiko Florence. Pictures by Elizabet Vuković. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017.
I’d been wanting to read the new Jasmine Toguchi series, especially because I have a Japanese-American niece who’ll be needing some early chapter books in a couple of years. 541 more words