Stop forgetting Filipino Americans

April 20, 2016 nyupressblog 1

—Anthony C. Ocampo
The New York Times featured the op-doc “Conversation With Asian-Americans on Race”. It included Asian Americans of different ethnicities and religions testifying about the impact of race on their lives, however, no Filipinos were featured, even though they are the second-largest Asian American group in the country.

Adoption History and Women’s History Month

March 25, 2016 nyupressblog 0

—Catherine Ceniza Choy
While Women’s History Month encourages us to recognize the individual achievements of pioneering women in various fields, that recognition should not be an end in itself. It would, and should, take far more than a month to find, reclaim, and remember women’s histories that have not yet been canonized.

Asian men on TV: Waiting for the (onscreen) kiss

November 19, 2014 nyupressblog 6

—Stanley I. Thangaraj Popular culture is one important realm where Asian Americans, along with other communities of color, negotiate and manage the representations of their communities. In particular, visibility in the mainstream media is one




­­Diversity and the wage gap

November 4, 2014 nyupressblog 0

—Cindy I-Fen Cheng While much has been written about the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley’s tech industries, recent findings by the American Institute for Economic Research sheds light on what may be a more




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