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"Get Out" shows that even the most intelligent films can fall prey to Asian-American stereotypes

The new film Get Out, written and directed by Jordan Peele, is both a cutting critique of racism in the US and a bonafide blockbuster. 1,216 more words

Spring 2017

I’m resurrecting this blog.

Embarrassingly, two years after I started this, a lot has happened. Not all of it ideal. And those less-than-ideal moments became obstacles in my creative life. 352 more words

Adoption

Michael Kelly Guitar Co. to Kickstart Lightweight Electric Guitar Collection

CLEARWATER, FL (Mar 21, 2017)— For Michael Kelly Guitar Co., innovation is more than a market experiment—it comes down to listening to the community of players and their needs. 598 more words

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Customer Claims Asians and Customer Service Don’t Mix

By: Customer’s Poet

If you type in the words “Asians” and “customer service” in Google, you’ll be prompted with the additional words “rude” and “bad service”. 423 more words

Customer Service

CARES program makes strides to increase colorectal cancer screening in Cook County

In 2015, the University of Chicago Medicine’s new Center for Asian Health Equity received a $3.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screenings in Chicago’s Cook County. 717 more words

Cancer

Emmy. Nominated. (Part 2)

On September 24, 2015, Pope Francis made a historic trip to New York. I got to skip some of my final days in school to attend his evening prayer at St. 561 more words

Personal

Perpetual Stereotyping in Media Outlets and the Bamboo Ceiling

It has been acknowledged that “whitewashing” films by Hollywood executives, perpetuates the long history of misrepresentation and underrepresentation of Asian Americans.  Major newspaper coverage and magazine articles are other mediums that hinder the expression of true Asian American identities in America. 627 more words

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