asian-american

Film

'The Farewell' Makes the Asian American Immigrant Experience Feel Universal

Awkwafina's Billi is a Chinese American woman who struggles with her family's secrets, but she's also all of us and our inherited burdens.
Nicole Clark
7.8.19
food-features

'Fusion' Food Is Finally Moving Past Cheeseburger Wontons

A new generation of chefs wants to take “fusion” beyond a punchline.
Bettina Makalintal
5.6.19
feminism

14 Powerful Portraits Showing the Diversity of Asian-American Feminism

These artists and activists can't be contained by the "model minority" myth.
Tiffany Diane Tso
9.5.18
Film

'Crazy Rich Asians' Is an Opulent, Over-the-Top Piece of Film History

It's an important movie for Asian Americans, and it's also an enjoyably batshit tour of insane wealth.
Nicole Clark
8.16.18
Race

Vanderbilt Surgery Resident Says His Program Is Discriminating Against Him

“They didn’t even punish the guy who physically assaulted me,” Eugene Gu says.
Ankita Rao
1.18.18
Music

Meet Year of the OX, the Korean-American Rappers Who Want You to Stop Gentrifying Kimchi

In their new song "A-Zn Foods," the rap duo takes on the appropriation of the foods that they grew up with.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.12.18
Race

Asian Americans Are Undergoing a Silent Mental Health Crisis

The stigma's still going strong.
Rosalie Chan
9.25.17
Hollywood

John Cho finally plays the leading man again in “Columbus”

Dexter Thomas
8.11.17
Books

The Asian American Literature That Got Me Through 2016

A year full of xenophobia and yellowface was brightened by brilliant new fiction by writers of Asian descent.
R. O. Kwon
12.20.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Is Expected to Name Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary

Chao, who is married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, could become the first Asian American woman to ever hold a cabinet position.
Lauren Messman
11.29.16
Art

Anime Meets European Art Nouveau in Blossoming Female Portraits

Audrey Kawasaki and Stella Im Hultberg display never-before-seen works at the Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles.
Nathaniel Ainley
11.16.16
Music

How 2 Live Crew's Fresh Kid Ice Became a Worldwide Sex Symbol

2 Live Crew's founder recounts his rise to fame as one of the first notable Asian rappers in America.
Zachary Schwartz
7.23.16
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