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CCTV America News on Whitewashing in Hollywood

Over the weekend, I was invited to join a CCTV America newscast — the Stateside arm of China Central Television — to discuss Hollywood’s continuing habit of erasing Asians and Asian Americans from the movies. 58 more words


How Eddie Huang Carved Out A Place For Himself In America

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Eddie Huang Is Starting A Movement

It’s been over a year since Huang publicly denounced Fresh Off the Boat, the show based loosely on his best-selling memoir. 2,461 more words

Obama signs bill striking offensive terms from US laws

WASHINGTON – Federal laws will no longer include outdated and offensive terms used to describe minority groups.

President Barack Obama signed a bill striking the several terms, including “Negro” and “Oriental” on Friday, the White House said. 120 more words



All I’m really doing is copying the look of my trendy Asian friends.

They’re so much cooler than I am.

New Media Assignments

President Obama signs bill eliminating 'Oriental' from Federal Law

NBC News (by Stephany Bai):

President Barack Obama has signed a bill eliminating all known uses of the term “oriental” from federal law. 195 more words


What Are You Really Saying About My Body

My friend A mentioned her struggles with body image since going back home to Malaysia. She told me about how the only body-positive things she’s heard from family are only spoken after she’s lost weight from food poisoning. 366 more words


On Whiteness

*Originally written in May 2016.

Whiteness is mocking Blacks
For speaking “ghetto,”
But using it yourself
To sound cool.

Whiteness is wondering
Whether to sorority squat… 274 more words