September 18, 2021 Show Notes and Table of Contents https://youtu.be/ntBZI0HLV6Y 0:00 Suni Tolton, City of Shoreline, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator. Suni also runs the Equity and Social Justice Community. 01:22 Kevin Henry https://www.kevinphenry.com/ Our society is experiencing rapid social changes and we are seeing disturbing displays of racism and hate that indicate significant issues need to […]

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A hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic passed the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly on Thursday, a rare bipartisan vote in the evenly divided chamber. The vote was 94-to-one, with Republican Sen. Josh Hawley the only no vote. “I cannot tell you how important this bill is […]

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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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August 10, 2021 Correspondent Ronny Chieng talks to host Roy Wood Jr. about his viral response to a 2016 Fox News segment filled with racist Asian stereotypes, and the dramatic rise in anti-Asian violence in the years since. They’re joined by Norman Chen, CEO and co-founder of Asian-American advocacy group LAAUNCH. #DailyShow #BeyondTheScenes Watch the […]

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Tanya Woo manages a hotel in the international district/Chinatown in Seattle. She is embedded in the Asian American community and is also creating ways to help the residents be safe. After the police drove people to leave Capitol hill “Chop” protest, some outside bad actors broke windows and defaced and continue to deface small store […]

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