Read These Blogs

Asian Americans used to be portrayed as the villains. How did they become a ‘model minority’? When Asian immigrants first came to America en masse in the mid-1800s, the popular media often portrayed them as scoundrels, degenerates, and job-stealers. But some time after World War II, public opinion shifted. This video traces the history of the model minority stereotype and what it means to Asian Americans today.

* * *
The Model Minority in the Age of Trump: Unfortunately, last week’s United debacle is not new, but part of a growing pattern of state and corporate violence against people of color.

* * *
I Am Miss Saigon, and I Hate It: “It’s not just that the hit musical doesn’t tell my family’s story. It’s that it perpetuates a narrative in which the Vietnamese are victims, not fighters.”

* * *
11 Seriously Badass Old-School Asian Actors You Should Know About: Let’s take a quick break from the seriously crappy history of whitewashing in Hollywood, and focus on this list of great and actual Asian actors in film history.

* * *
Why Riz Ahmed should be the first Muslim James Bond: City of Tiny Lights, in which Riz Ahmed plays a low-level private investigator pursuing a murderous villain, shows why the actor/emcee should be the new 007. GQ makes the case.

* * *
Wayne’s World’s Cassandra Has Always Been My Cool-Girl Inspiration: An ode to Wayne’s World rock star vixen Cassandra Wong, played by Tia Carrere.

<!–//<![CDATA[ var m3_u = (location.protocol=='https:'?';:';); var m3_r = Math.floor(Math.random()*99999999999); if (!document.MAX_used) document.MAX_used = ','; document.write ("”); //]]>–>


Author: Marcus M. Wise

I love to spend my time online and on some outdoor activities that I like. I spend my weekends by going out with my friends and family. I also love to travel around the world if there a window for monetary budget. I have been into some exciting places and I am surprised to new things I saw.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s