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.
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.
While in China for the NBA Global Games, Jeremy Lin decided to wear his hair in a bowlcut at a Charlotte Hornets practice.
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.
My problem with Rachal Dolezal isn’t that she identifies with the African-American community, it’s that she lied on several occasions.
Another month, another Hollywood whitewashing of an Asian character. This month’s episode: Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’.
In another case of police brutality, a white South Carolina police officer shot an unarmed black man in the back.
I am big on sportsmanship. You may not believe that after reading this post, but it’s true.
I recently came across a passage that really resonated with me:
It’s in style to hate on Iggy Izalea, so this post probably isn’t introducing anything that hasn’t already been said.
I *know* that there are people out there like this, but I can’t believe there are people out there like this.
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.
Earlier this month, Sureshbhai Patel traveled from his farm in India to Madison, Alabama to help care for his newly-born grandson.
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.
“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
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.
(Reposted from 18 Million Rising) Edward Blum is really invested in Asian Americans getting into college. Sounds like a good thing, right? Think again.
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.
I don’t know what number constitutes a pattern, but after a 61-year Chinese immigrant was pushed onto the tracks of the oncoming D train in The Bronx.
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.
I’m way behind on posting about this and not that it needs the additional outrage (watching the video will do that to any sane person), but it’s my blog and I’ll retro-outrage on the topics I want, when I want.
I came across the following tweet today and thought that it makes a powerful statement on race in a succinct, clear manner; a reality check in eight words: “Black culture is popular, black people are not,”
This makes no sense, but that’s probably why I like it. Happy June to all you warriors for justice and pandas for peace.
Here’s another hit to any remaining idealistic view of humanity. Try not to be too effing jaded coming out of it and throw a bunch of shit on the floor like I just did.