Asian Americans


Food Was My Immigrant Mother's Love Language

Twenty years later and thousands of miles away from family, I still find a piece of home in fried oysters.


Ken Jeong's Netflix Comedy Special Feels Stale and Regressive

It's time to stop making jokes at the expense of our own communities.


Why Pixar's Short 'Bao' Is Such an Important Oscar Nomination

Pixar's first female-directed short tells a story that resonates with Asian American immigrant communities.


Sandra Oh Keeps Making History and We're Here For It

Sandra hosted AND won—we stan a legend.


If You're into 'Subtle Asian Traits,' You'll Love 'Kids Table'

The web series follows a group of Chinese American friends as they discuss everything from mala products at Whole Foods to what it means to be a 'good Asian.'


Golden Globe Nominations Prove 'Asian August' Was All Year

'Crazy Rich Asians' and 'Killing Eve' changed the game, and are getting the recognition they deserve.


'Burning' Is a Quietly Stunning Thriller About Millennial Rage

The Murakami adaptation seethes and slithers and induces an incredible amount of dread.


Hundreds of Asian Women Dressed as Lara Jean from 'TATBILB'

'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' finally gives Asian American women another Halloween costume option.


Harvard's admissions process is on trial and things are already getting heated

The courtroom was so full that most attendees had to be ushered into one of two overflow rooms to watch the proceedings by video.


What It's Like to Be an Asian Adoptee in a White Family and Town

In her new memoir, Nicole Chung discusses representation and her search for her birth family.


Why Casting Nagini as an Asian Woman in 'Fantastic Beasts' Is So Offensive

The decision has spurred more conversations about J.K. Rowling’s proclivity for retroactively introducing diversity.


'Mulan' Is Still My Problematic Fave

I know the film portrayed a Westernized version of Chinese culture, but 20 years later she's still important to me.