Man angered after ordering a mild curry and getting a receipt marked 'white ppl': A London man recently ordered curry at his local Indian restaurant, only to discover that his receipt was marked with the note "VERY MILD, WHITE PPL." Was the restaurant implying that white people can't handle the spice?
This American Life 567: What's Going On In There? Act Two - RSV-Pa: Larry speaks English. His dad speaks Chinese. They grew up in the same house but Larry could never speak to his dad. After 20 years, with the help of filmmaker Bianca Giaever, he and his dad have their first conversation.
The Growing Poverty Crisis That Everyone Is Ignoring: Most of the mainstream discourse of Asian Americans focuses on high-achievement and success, but people continue to ignore the growing poverty crisis within the community.
How The Data On Asian Students Changes Completely When You Look At The Details: Disaggregating data, lingering fears of deportation, and policy changes that could support Asian students who get ignored under the model minority myth.
Vietnamese Americans stand up for a new cause: Syrian refugees: Documentary filmmaker Duc Nguyen of Fountain Valley was so touched by reports of Syrian refugees dying at sea that he began a campaign to bring attention to the issue.
Those Flags Popping Up In Chinatown? They're Art Protesting People Being Priced Out: Those bright blue, pink, gray and yellow flags popping up around Boston's Chinatown in recent days -- at the Chinatown Gate on Beach Street, at Quincy Upper School at 900 Washington St. and at other sites -- are part of a public art project protesting residents being priced out of the neighborhood.
Vancouver Chinatown mural defaced an insult, says historian: The defacing of an iconic mural in Vancouver's Chinatown reminds some Chinese residents of the discrimination they faced historically when they first moved to Vancouver.
Unprecedented lawsuit filed on behalf of child sex exploitation victim: In Minnesota, a lawsuit filed on behalf of a child sex exploitation survivor sheds light on sex trafficking in the Hmong community and beyond.
The Unseen Density of Tiger Motherhood: "But I want to get away from that kind of one-dimensional characterization of Chinese mothers -- what makes them unique and important women is not their 'parenting strategies,' but who they are as women."
Love in the Digital Age: Gomathi & Prashanth: "Love in the Digital Age," a podcast featuring stories about the ways technology is changing how we experience love, friendship and intimacy, recently ventured into the world of matrimonial apps and web sites -- and how one Indian couple got matched.
Meet the first hijab-wearing model in an H&M ad: 23-year-old Mariah Idrissi, who is Muslim and wears a head scar, is the newest model for H&M, the second largest global apparel retailer.
How 1965 Changed Asian America, in 2 graphs: 50 years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson signed the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, which made family unification and skills-based migration the bedrock principles of immigration to the United States, marking a significant departure from restrictive national origin quotas -- and changing the face of Asian America.
Study: Asians to Surpass Latinos as Largest Immigrant Group in U.S.: According to a new study of census data, Asians are likely to surpass Latinos as the nation's largest immigrant group shortly after the middle of the century as the wave of new arrivals from Latin America slows but trans-Pacific migration continues apace.
Why 18 Orange County kindergartners are learning Vietnamese and English: Meet the kindergartners at DeMille Elementary near Little Saigon, who are participating in California's first Vietnamese/English dual language immersion program.
What Glendora’s Donut Man taught my son about WWII Japanese internment camps: An order of delicious strawberry donuts at Donut Man in Glendora, California tells the story of owner Jim Nakano, who was imprisoned with his family in an internment camp during World War II.
King and I Actor Shares the Cast Reaction to His Defense of Audience Member with Autism: King and I actor Kelvin Moon Loh shares the cast reaction to his defense of an audience member with autism, and offers resources for special performances for autistic audiences.
To Write by Karissa Chen: Hyphen editor Karissa Chen on what it means to be politically engaged in her creative work. "I struggle ... with reconciling myself to the fact that the lyrical family dramas I'm inclined to write don't engage directly with the violent reality of an America in which brown and black people are murdered daily. I wonder, often anxiously, if I am being a good ally to other marginalized communities, if I'm ignorant in ways I'm not even aware of."
What's in a Name?: Memoirist Dickson Lam on the many names he carries with him.
How to Make Hot Pockets: "Like all of the foods I wasn't allowed to eat, Hot Pockets represented America, to which I so wanted to belong. If you tell your friends at school you like sinigang, they look at you funny. Tell them you like Hot Pockets, though, and you blend right in."
Blackface, Diversity, and Getting Opera Right in 2015: On finally having a version of Verdi's Otello without blackface, and other was opera is finally getting it right this year.
Asian-American Foodies Are Changing the Way Orange County--and the Nation--Eats: The easiest way to open a successful restaurant in today's climate is to attract Asian Foodies.
Fresh Off the Boat's Constance Wu Still Isn't Sure About This Whole TV Thing: The breakout star of ABC's Fresh Off The Boat discusses her roots in live theater, her unusual approach to comedy, and why shows about white people should be billed as such.
Fresh Off the Boat boss on TV diversity and 'writing women who don't apologize': 'We sort of have the burden of an entire group's representation,' Fresh Off The Boat showrunner Nahnatchka Khan tells Entertainment Weekly.
Margaret Cho on How to Make a Responsible Caitlyn Jenner Joke: "No matter what I will always be supportive of the trans community. It's a community that's important to me. At that point everybody was still questioning, 'Well what does transitioning mean? What does it mean when somebody like Bruce Jenner transitions?" My joke about it is: remember that's an Olympian and that the bravery that is required to undergo something that is as intense as transitioning is such a public form."
Hey /r/nba it's Jeremy Lin! Ask me anything!! Jeremy Lin recently hopped on Reddit for the first time and answered fans' questions about anything and everything, from his favorite food, to not getting recognized by his own team's security, to getting upstaged by the one and only Riley Curry.
Chat & Selfie: A Koreatown comic on jokes, gout and K-town secrets: "I am also not happy that most of my favorite Korean restaurants have a line to get in now." Comedian and actor Danny Cho talks to the Los Angeles Times about K-town's boom, food, booze and jokes.