The U.S. Beats Japan so Cue the Racist Tweets (Been There Done That Edition): So the U.S. beat Japan today in the World Cup final. Like clockwork, people got racist on Twitter. Nothing really more to say.
Matt Stonie beats Joey Chestnut to win Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest: Matt "Megatoad" Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, ending Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.
Defending champ Miki Sudo wins female hot dog eating competition, downs 38 dogs in 10 minutes: Defending champion Miki Sudo will keep her championship belt after eating 38 hot dogs and buns in ten minutes to win the women's division of competitive eating's most coveted crown.
Do Asian students face too much academic pressure? - CNN.com: The story of Sara Kim's forged recruitment letters from prestigious schools and academic pressure placed on Asian students.
George Takei walks back 'blackface' remark about Clarence Thomas: After calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas a "clown in blackface," George Takei has apologized, saying that his words, "said in the heat of anger, were not carefully considered."
Teens' attack on Chinese girl draws comparison to 'Lord of the Flies' from judge: A disturbing attack on a high school girl has placed renewed scrutiny on "parachute kids," part of a new wave of Chinese youth who live in Southern California and attend local schools while their parents remain back home.
I Went Undercover as a Nail Salon Worker in NYC: A self-proclaimed "American-in-Training" spent a year working as an undocumented immigrant in New York City, including a stint as a nail salon worker -- providing an insider's perspective of Sarah Maslin Nir's New York Times recent expose.
Gov. Jindal Might Be "Tanned and Rested," But He's Not Ready to Court Communities of Color: "In a state with a history of segregation and structural racism, compounded by high rates of poverty and unemployment, and haunted by the ongoing impact of Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana residents have not been satisfied with Governor Jindal's policies and leadership." How Bobby Jindal fails communities of color.
The Quiet History Of South Asian American Activism - And Why It's Time To Speak Up Now: South Asian Americans have been socially and politically active throughout U.S. history -- speaking out against racism, fighting for liberation, active in civil rights movements, and so much more.
Sister Ping: The Pirate Whose Treasure Was the American Dream: Was Cheng Chui Ping a savior or a villain? An immigration hero or a human trafficker? A brief history of Sister Ping, the "mother of all snakeheads."
How a Life That Showed Promise Veered Into Violence Against Asian Women: More on Tyrelle Shaw, who took his own life after his infatuation with -- and perceived rejection by -- Asian women drove him to attack at least four women in Manhattan last month.
The Experiment That Overturned A Basic Law of Physics: In the 1950s, physicist Chien-Shiung Wu was approached by two other physicists to perform a bold experiment, beginning a complicated history of parity conservation, which includes being left out of the running for the Nobel Prize.
Sherpa returns to Redmond from Nepal, continues to support relief efforts: When Washington resident Danu Sherpa heard of the earthquake that devastated Nepal, he returned to his home country and is raising funds to help build a school in Katmandu.
Na Young Ma: She Bakes French, Cooks Korean: As part of their series exploring food and identity, The Mash-Up Americans interviews Na Young Ma, the creative perfectionist behind Proof Bakery in Los Angeles.
Royals' Don Wakamatsu carries lessons learned from grandparents' ordeal in internment camp: Kansas City Royals bench coach Don Wakamatsu shares about the history of his Japanese American family, who were incarcerated in an internment camp during World War II.
LA Food Writer Crowdsourcing $80K for Two-Year Chinese Research Trip: Food writer Clarissa Wei is crowdfunding an ambitious two-year backpacking journey to collect recipes from every region of China.
Justin Lin's 'Hollywood Adventures' Take Him To China: Justin Lin's latest movie, Hollywood Adventures -- recently released in China to much fanfare -- is his first film in Asia since becoming a Hollywood sensation with the Fast & Furious franchise.
The Long View: A Look at Tim Dang's Legacy: After 20 years leading the groundbreaking Asian American troupe East West Players, Tim Dang is still looking ahead at challenges yet to be met.
On Being "In The Country": Meet Filipina-American Author Mia Alvar: Manila-born, Manhattan-bred Mia Alver's debut collection of short stories, In the Country, features her own experiences as a member of the Filipino diaspora.
"Tough Love" Documentary Chronicling Families in Foster Care System Airs July 6, 2015 on PBS: CAAM interviews Emmy-nominated filmmaker Stephanie Wang-Breal, whose documentary Tough Love chronicles the lives of two families caught in the foster system.
Back to An Asian Future: On the 30th anniversary of the release of Back to the Future, Wendy Lee considers the easy-to-miss and unexpected "Asian" presence in Part II's future Hill Valley sequence.