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NY Prison Escapees and AAJA Position on Escapees' Note

Richard Matt (left) and David Sweat (right).  The search is over for both men who escaped from a New York prison 3 weeks ago. Both men were on the Most Wanted List. 638 more words

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Fetishized

I remember complaining to friends and co-workers that as a woman of Asian descent, I was irked by men who had what I colloquially refer to as “yellow fever.” While my friends in California all knew what I meant, those in Connecticut were put-off; it smacks of racism in this very homogeneous and P.C. 529 more words

Angry Asian Man is angry about a lot of things, not least of which is that Asian men are not "Popular" in America. Why?

In America, pop culture is infused with images and stereotypes that are pervasive, and powerful, often hurtful, and more often, plainly false ideas about individuals and groups of people.  370 more words

A Masterpost: Eleanor and Park, Racism, and Other Problematic Aspects of the Book

So I did it. I finally read Eleanor and Park, a young adult novel written by Rainbow Rowell that focuses on the love story between a white, overweight, poor, domestically abused girl and a biracial Korean-American boy in 1986 Omaha. 8,436 more words

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Steps toward acceptance: battling internalized racism

Eschewing Vietnamese when around other Vietnamese people (though it is her first language), and even negatively generalizing about her own ethnic group, my mother exhibits traces of internalized racism. 23 more words

Vietnam

A culture of shame

I should be embarrassed. I should be worried. Or so says my mother.

Firstly, I look unprofessional. My right ear has five piercing holes in it while my left ear has three. 796 more words

Vietnam

My "Fresh of The Boat" TV Series review! Asians on TV!? Hide Your Children, White People!!!

Asian people?  On TV?!?!  Wait….I need to catch my breath…..

An Asian family…..

On..

TV……..

FUCK YEAH!!!!!  FINALLY, GODDAMNIT!!  A show where we’re not playing the cop, or the doctor, or the cop, or the doctor, OR THE DOCTOR!!!  1,032 more words