List of Posts in Week of #Solidarity with #NotYourMascot | #AAPI #Native #NDN: Reappropriate has a comprehensive roundup of recent AAPI blog posts written in support of #NotYourMascot and the fight calling on Washinton R*dskins owner Dan Snyder to change the racist name and mascot of his NFL team.
The Mickey Rooney Role Nobody Wants to Talk Much About: Jeff Yang on the passing of actor Mickey Rooney, one of the most racist movie roles ever, and why it still matters today.
Why Asian American kids excel. It's not 'Tiger Moms.' Professors Min Zhou and Jennifer Lee offer an alternative explanation for why Asian American kids excel in academics.
'SNL' Diversity Struggles Continue, Nasim Pedrad Cast as Bobby Jindal: Nasim Pedrad played Bobby Jindal on last night's Saturday Night Live. How do we feel about that? Look to The Aerogram.
See Chinatown Residents Captured in Their Cramped Homes: Photographer Annie Ling has spent four years documenting Manhattan's Chinatown. Her latest show included 80 images from four different series and show the cramped conditions under which many residents live.
What San Francisco's Chinese-Americans Are Saying About Leland Yee: Yee was the first Chinese American elected to the California state senate. Too bad he screwed up, real bad. San Francisco's KQED investigates how the city's Chinese American community is reacting.
Trying to change the World Bank: Jim Yong Kim, physician, anthropologist and president of the World Bank, talks about the leadership lessons he has picked up in the course of his career.
Jose Antonio Vargas Film 'Documented' Aims To Change Minds About Immigration: Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who left his job shortly before publicly announcing his status as an undocumented immigrant. His documentary, Documented, is being released theatrically throughout the U.S. and will air on CNN this summer.
East Meets West, Over Cocktails: Arthur Dong's new book Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Nightclubs, 1936-1970 is a fascinating look back at San Francisco's legendary Chinese American nightclubs of yesteryear.
The kimchi revolution: How Korean-American chefs are changing food culture: The rise of Korean American chefs like David Chang, Roy Choi, and Edward Lee -- and others' commentary on them -- is sparking interesting debates about culinary "authenticity."
Is Everything More Delicious When You Eat With Your Hands? "I grew up in Texas in the 70s and 80s and didn't want to be thought of as some kind of culinary barbarian, the Indian kid who ate like a third-world savage... It's only in recent years that I noticed how outdated this attitude was."
Celebrity Playlist: Run River North: Run River North compiles a playlist of their own musical inspirations.
girl on guy 132: john cho: My podcast hero Aisha Tyler recently invited actor John Cho to be on her show Girl On Guy. Their conversation is great, and John is thoughtful, intelligent and charming. If you've got an hour and a half to listen, it's definitely worth checking out.
Hannibal's Hettienne Park Breaks Her Silence About Beverly's 'Shocking, Funny' [Spoiler]: Hettienne Park, who plays FBI agent Beverly Katz on NBC's Hannibal, talks about recent criticisms of the show for being racist and sexist in the face of what happens this season. There's a huge spoiler if you aren't caught up.
Flavorwire Interview: Adrian Tomine on Drawing Everyday People and Fantasies of Writing a Novel: Illustrator and graphic novelist Adrian Tomine, whose work has been featured on the covers of the New Yorker, sits down for an interview with Flavorwire.
CBR SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Gene Luen Yang: Comic Book Resources' "Sunday Conversation" talks to award-winning graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang about the secret origins the Green Turtle.