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A Kollaboration of Asian American Talent

A Kollaboration of Asian American Talent

Kollaboration, a 15-show, 14-city event, is in its 12th year and recently named the seven finalists for its Chicago offering this July.

By Justin McCraw
NPR Looks at Racial Insensitivity in Media

NPR Looks at Racial Insensitivity in Media

NPR looks at recent examples of racial insensitivity in the media, including Acura’s casting call for an African American who isn’t “too dark” and the fact that no people of color have been chosen to lead reality TV shows The […]

By Justin McCraw
This American Life Radio Program Retracts Earlier Story

This American Life Radio Program Retracts Earlier Story

NPR’s This American Life radio program retracted part of a January show in which a performer, Mike Daisy, traveled to China to uncover the working conditions at Apple Inc. and other electronic manufacturer’s production plants, saying parts of the account […]

By Justin McCraw
NPR Interviews Joan Chen

NPR Interviews Joan Chen

Joan Chen, best known for her roles in Twin Peaks and The Last Emperor, spoke with NPR’s Michael Martin about her career and being honored at the San Francisco International Asian-American Film Festival: https://www.npr.org/2012/03/15/148678021/joan-chen-motivated-to-fight-asian-stereotypes

By Justin McCraw