Foxworth Vidrine is the racist student that repeatedly yelled “Get the f*ck out Ching Chongs” at LSU football game

In a viral Tweet, Louisiana State freshman Christy Nguyen asked for help tracking down a white student that repeatedly directed xenophobic and racist remarks at she and her friends at a recent LSU football game. Continue reading “Foxworth Vidrine is the racist student that repeatedly yelled “Get the f*ck out Ching Chongs” at LSU football game”

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‘Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino’ is first Vegas casino to cater to Chinese gamblers

Being Chinese-American, I’ve always noticed that family of Chinese friends of the family had an affinity for gambling. Continue reading “‘Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino’ is first Vegas casino to cater to Chinese gamblers”

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Who is William Boucher – the belligerent racist Starbucks customer in Chicago?

Don’t cry over spilled milk. But also, don’t go on a racist tirade and attacking strangers over spilled coffee. Especially if your Facebook profile picture is a Glamour Shot. Continue reading “Who is William Boucher – the belligerent racist Starbucks customer in Chicago?”

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Who is Alexander Jennes Downing – the racist that yelled at a Muslim family at the beach?

You really need to watch this video. Anything you read before watching the video won’t have the same feeling and power than the the actual sights and sounds of a Trumpmerican on vacay in the South Padre islands. Continue reading “Who is Alexander Jennes Downing – the racist that yelled at a Muslim family at the beach?”

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What is Stephen Curry’s ethnicity and race?

Even if you’re not an NBA fan, there’s no escaping Stephen Curry. If he isn’t already, Curry is quickly becoming a household name.

Marvel finally has a major character that’s an Asian American male.. and it’s the Hulk!

It’s been a long time coming for Asian American male characters in the major comic book universes. We’ve had to be content with super-powered stereotypes Shang Chi, Sunfire and Collective Man, but we’ll finally have the first-ever Asian American lead character. Continue reading “Marvel finally has a major character that’s an Asian American male.. and it’s the Hulk!”

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Video transcript between police officer Ray Tensing and Sam DuBose during traffic stop in Cincinnati

When Officer Ray Tensing’s body cam footage was released today, it was difficult to make out everything in the video, so I transcribed the verbal exchange between Tensing and Sam Dubose. Continue reading “Video transcript between police officer Ray Tensing and Sam DuBose during traffic stop in Cincinnati”

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When money and ego go unchecked (or Donald Trump runs for president)

There’s something special about watching Donald Trump begin to realize the mortality of his public persona as he wildly flails for his last breath. Continue reading “When money and ego go unchecked (or Donald Trump runs for president)”

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It’s not that Rachel Dolezal can’t be Black, it’s that she’s been willfully deceptive

My problem with Rachal Dolezal isn’t that she identifies with the African-American community, it’s that she lied on several occasions. Continue reading “It’s not that Rachel Dolezal can’t be Black, it’s that she’s been willfully deceptive”

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Why Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’ apology matters (and it’s not because he’s sorry)

Another month, another Hollywood whitewashing of an Asian character. This month’s episode: Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’. Continue reading “Why Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’ apology matters (and it’s not because he’s sorry)”

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Police officer shoots unarmed man in back, tries to frame victim as he lays dying

In another case of police brutality, a white South Carolina police officer shot an unarmed black man in the back. Continue reading “Police officer shoots unarmed man in back, tries to frame victim as he lays dying”

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The old Chappelle Show conundrum explains why race jokes are almost always a bad idea

I recently came across a passage that really resonated with me: Continue reading “The old Chappelle Show conundrum explains why race jokes are almost always a bad idea”

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Iggy Azalea: Success confirms willful ignorance, cultural appropriation is okay

It’s in style to hate on Iggy Izalea, so this post probably isn’t introducing anything that hasn’t already been said. Continue reading “Iggy Azalea: Success confirms willful ignorance, cultural appropriation is okay”

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Ferguson is racist, corrupt according to Department of Justice investigation

I *know* that there are people out there like this, but I can’t believe there are people out there like this. Continue reading “Ferguson is racist, corrupt according to Department of Justice investigation”

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Chelsea fans refuse to let black man onto Paris subway, chant how proud they are to be racists

When talking to some Europeans about race, my experience has been that they see themselves above the United States in their approach to race relations. Continue reading “Chelsea fans refuse to let black man onto Paris subway, chant how proud they are to be racists”

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Millions March vs. Santa Con: 2 events that couldn’t be more different

On any other year, New York would collectively roll our eyes and the media would skewer another aimless, zero-value SantaCon as it stumbled through the city. Continue reading “Millions March vs. Santa Con: 2 events that couldn’t be more different”

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Lakers wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts: Why it’s important we see Jeremy Lin wearing the shirt

As everyone knows by now, Eric Garner, a 43-year old African-American male, died after New York police put him in an illegal chokehold. Continue reading “Lakers wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts: Why it’s important we see Jeremy Lin wearing the shirt”

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“I know that there’s racism, but…”

“I know that there’s racism, but…”

I’ve seen this or variation of this sentence often on social media over the last few weeks and it’s drives me crazy Continue reading ““I know that there’s racism, but…””

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Are Asian immigrants being targeted for MTA subway attacks?

This is an article that I originally wrote for American FOBs. I corrected a mistake and made some slight edits to this version for clarity.  Continue reading “Are Asian immigrants being targeted for MTA subway attacks?”

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Edward Blum: Don’t use Asians for your racist agenda (we won’t stand for it)

(Reposted from 18 Million Rising)

Edward Blum is really invested in Asian Americans getting into college. Sounds like a good thing, right? Think again.  Continue reading “Edward Blum: Don’t use Asians for your racist agenda (we won’t stand for it)”

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What’s so “stunning” about good looking Asian men?

There’s a post being passed around Facebook that has its heart in the right place, but falls into the same trap it’s attempting to dispel.  Continue reading “What’s so “stunning” about good looking Asian men?”

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Fuck Chinatown? Why don’t we know the San Francisco racist tour guide’s name yet?

It’s been more than two weeks and I still haven’t forgotten that idiot San Francisco tour guide that spewed out hateful comments during the Chinatown portion of her bus tour.  Continue reading “Fuck Chinatown? Why don’t we know the San Francisco racist tour guide’s name yet?”

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