Natalie Tran giving a talk on Asians in the media.
Still, we aren’t cool enough for t.v. From the linked page,
After the producer’s presentation, during the Q&A, I mustered up the courage to ask “Will there be an Asian guy in it”? In a joking manner, the producer said “Nope! Never! Asian guys in my show? not gonna happen.”, while everyone else–albeit uncomfortably–laughed it off. Come on now, it’s a show about Korean pop.
Then dating… the embedded deniable racism is… undeniable. Here, this is a quote from the linked page,
Peggy, a sweet and lovable actress excitedly rambled, “Ooooh, perfect. I’m going to bring my friend Jeff. He’ll love it. We’re gonna have so much fun. He’s staying with me for a week. He’s just a friend, not anything else, he’s really nice, but just a friend…He’s Asian.
All I see is reasons I should just not even try… It’s depressing. Got the ladies talking and believing discriminatory stereotypes against their own brothers, fathers, and sons…
It’s what’s funny to white Americans and Canadians, I guess…
I can’t find anything else on television or the Internet. Just shit like this… “5 Reasons Asian Girls Love White Men”
Even at a University with a strong Asian American population,
If y’all are done kicking, I’d like to get up & dust off now.