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LEX the Lexicon Artist Releases Her Latest track, “Artist Anthem”

On January 6th, LEX the Lexicon Artist AKA Alex Liu released her music video for the song “Artist Anthem.” After a conversation with a friend that made her realize she is not as “normal” as she pretends to be, she began construction on “Artist Anthem” in late 2016 and finished it early 2017. She first […]

‘Father’s Day’: How to Make it in LA if you’re Asian-American

I’ve had the pleasure of watching Betty Ouyang’s short film entitled, Father’s Day. Available to watch on Amazon Video, this short stars three Asian-American actors: Angelita Bushey, Betty Ouyang, and Larry Wang Parrish. This film offers a peek into their lives as they all sit down to break bread on Father’s Day. Consider this is […]

Sha Mei Guo Lao: Growing Up Bilingual 傻美国佬

This post is written by our Social Media Intern, Emily Gao, and was originally posted on the Outspoken Asian website. sha mei guo lao (n.) – silly american Linguistic Imperialism (n.) – refers to “the transfer of a dominant language to other people” My brother and I have made fun of the way mama pronounces words. And as […]

REVIEW: A Web Series Starring and Directed by Asian-American Men: ‘Munkey in The City’

I’ve recently had the pleasure of being introduced to a web series called, Munkey in The City, by the series’ director Michael T. Nguyen. On top of blogging about Asian-Am culture, I happen to also be a visual artist. Having been a graphic design major, I’ve been exposed to a film or two and happen […]

“Highest Ranking Asian American Labor Leaders Arrested in Peaceful Protest,” the APALA reports

This press release was originally sent out by the APALA November 15, 2017 and was originally posted on their website here. Washington, DC – Today, 19 Asian American peaceful protesters, including two of the highest-ranking Asian American leaders in the labor movement, were arrested in an action to demand Congress pass a clean DREAM Act […]

The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance’s (APALA) Call to Arms: “Tomorrow We Fight” for a Clean DREAM Act

Received this via email from our friends over at APALA (Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance): Tomorrow, we fight. We’re mobilizing over 120 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) immigrant youth and leaders from across the country to demand that the passing of a clean DREAM Act become Congress’s top priority before the end of the […]

White Man Claims he is ‘Transracial’ and Identifies as Filipino

A white man who goes by the name of Ja Du (formerly known as Adam) is claiming that he is ‘transracial’ and identifies as Filipino. He rides around in a hot pink vehicle called a tuk-tuk, which he claims is what they use to get around in the Philippines. See below for a screenshot of the […]