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Asian Rapper Article Misses Mark

Asian Rapper Article Misses Mark

A recent article tries to examine an Asian-American female rapper but fails to draw any meaningful conclusions.

By Justin McCraw
The Third Culture: The “In-betweeners”

The Third Culture: The “In-betweeners”

A look at being Asian and American and struggling with what it means to be Asian-American in a society that sometimes just doesn’t understand.

By Isidora Torres
Race and Revenge

Race and Revenge

A new study suggests blacks are more likely to confront people in regards to race, whereas Asians prefer understated acts of revenge: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/04/study-of-the-day-blacks-confront-racists-asians-prefer-quiet-revenge/255845/

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
Magazine Looks at Asian-American Privilege, Alliances

Magazine Looks at Asian-American Privilege, Alliances

Hyphen Magazine looks at Asian-American privilege and how we can use it in allying the African-American community and beyond: http://www.hyphenmagazine.com/blog/archive/2012/03/there-privilege-being-asian-american

By Justin McCraw
Asian Americans Recover Most Jobs During Downturn

Asian Americans Recover Most Jobs During Downturn

Asian Americans, at 6.8 percent, ranked the highest for most gains in employment between 2009 and 2011, according to a Pew Research Center study: http://pewresearch.org/pubs/2225/workforce-employment-hispanics-whites-blacks-asians-immigrants

By Justin McCraw
Chinese, but Not Enough

Chinese, but Not Enough

NBC looks at Chinese-Americans who may not be Chinese enough for those on the mainland: http://behindthewall.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/23/10644657-not-chinese-enough-in-china-chinese-americans-caught-between-2-worlds?chromedomain=usnews

By Justin McCraw