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All The Asians On Star Trek – Episode 06: Diana Lee Inosanto
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The Podcast In Which We Interview All The Asians On Star Trek. All The Asians On Star Trek is the podcast in which we interview all the Asians on Star Trek. In Episode 6, I talk to actress, filmmaker and martial artist Diana Lee Inosanto, who worked as a stunt double on several episodes of […]

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They Call Us Bruce 110: They Call Us The Paper Tigers
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Jeff Yang and Phil Yu present an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America. What's up, podcast listeners? We've got another episode of our podcast They Call Us Bruce. (Almost) each week, my good friend, writer/columnist Jeff Yang and I host an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America, with a strong focus […]

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Congressional Representative Pramila Jayapal bill on South Asian Heart Disease Advances to Full House Vote
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US Congressional Representative Pramila Jayapal’s bill H.R. 3131 on South Asian Heart Health has advanced to the point where it can be voted on by the full house.  The bipartisan bill, co-introduced with Republican Joe Wilson in 2019, would fund grants for research and awareness.  South Asian Heart disease is common – South Asians make […]

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An Asian American Woman Accused Of Killing Her Parents Was Exonerated After Prosecutors' Racist Emails Were Discovered
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Frances Choy, who spent 17 years in prison after being accused of killing her parents in a house fire, was exonerated partly because of racist emails exchanged by the prosecutors. View Entire Post ›

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Medium: The Potential Power of Asian-American Voters in the 2020 Election
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Image source: The potential power of Asian-American voters in the 2020 election When I saw this Medium article posted titled “The potential power of Asian-American voters in the 2020 election,” I was reminded of and learned some interesting and frustrating facts about Asian American involvement and engagement in politics, which has motivated me ever since […]

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“A Sugar and Spice Holiday”, An Asian American Christmas Movie, Premieres December 2020
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Lifetime channel is premiering “A Sugar & Spice Holiday,” which is the channel’s first movie featuring Asian American leads, in December 2020.  Tzi Ma (Mulan, The Farewell), Jacky Lai (V-Wars), and Tony Giroux (Motherland:  Fort Salem) headline this feature.   In this story, a young architect (Jacky Lai) goes back home to Maine where her parents […]

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Holy Fuckery: An Open Letter To Jennifer Carnahan – A Disgrace To Asian Americans, Asian Adoptees, Minnesota, And Probably Even Cute Little Kittens
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Dear Jennifer, I don’t even know where to start and I didn’t even want to bother with a greeting because I don’t think you deserve one, and if that sounds harsh, well good for me, because that’s what I was going for. Do you even know what you’ve done? You said: “Our Caucus does not […]

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2020 Asian American Voter Survey (AAVS) Results
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The 2020 election is coming up, and every presidential election cycle the non-profit and non-partisan group AAPI Data does their Asian American Voter Survey (AAVS).  2020 is no different, and AAPI Data released the results of their survey recently.  The two results I’m always interested in are the presidential race and the party identification. According […]

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