Peter Westacott speaks about the portrayals (or lack thereof) of Asians in the media. Speaking from a psychological perspective, Peter Westacott discusses the consequences of whitewashing and stereotypes and implores for more dynamic, empowering, versatile roles for Asians in media. Peter Westacott is a senior psychology and sociology major at Ithaca College. He is involved […]

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Stop casting white actors to play Asians maybe? Scarlett Johansson’s casting in ‘Ghost in the Shell’ is just one of the latest examples of a white actor playing an Asian character, a practice that goes back to the earliest days of Hollywood. These casting decisions have made Asians invisible at best and, at worst, the […]

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In 2018, the all-asian cast of “Crazy Rich Asians” broke box office records around the world and became the 6th highest grossing Rom-Com of all time. Teen Vogue Entertainment Features Editor Gabe Bergado explains the history and culture behind the under representation of Asian actors in Hollywood. He breaks down how Yellowface and Whitewashing have […]

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Learn about the relationship between politicians saying “Kungflu” and “China Flu” language to upticks in violence. Brian Levin, Director, Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism, California State University, Civil Rights Attorney

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C100 Presents: “We Rise Together: Stopping Anti-Asian Hate – A Special Town Hall” Featured Speakers: Juju Chang, Co-Anchor, ABC News Nightline (Moderator) Jonathan A. Greenblatt, CEO and National Director, ADL-Ambassador Gary Locke, Chairman-Elect, Committee of 100 Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP-Congresswoman Grace Meng, Representative (D-NY 6th District)-the Honorable Alex Padilla, U.S. Senator, California The […]

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We need to talk about the rise of anti-Asian hate and attacks. Join Eugene for an in-depth conversation about the complex, often untold story of the Asian American community, the unique struggles they face, and find out how you can help #StopAsianHate. Speak up and speak out with us by sharing your story on YouTube […]

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Stop the Hate: The rise in violence against Asian Americans Verbal assaults Brutal violence on the rise Anger and fear in the shadows of the pandemic Call to action From the street to the studio to the halls of congress Increasing hate crimes targeting Asian Americans are a silent symptom of the coronavirus pandemic. Program […]

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I found this talented educator, comedian explaining the impact of the #modelminoritymyth” Did you know the “model minority myth” about Asians being a uniformly successful and historically accepted ethnic group isn’t true? Did you know this myth is also a tool to perpetuate and justify racism towards other minority groups? Watch this video to learn […]

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