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Firecracker: 13 reasons why Michele Selene Ang’s shirt is important

"13 Reasons Why" star Michele Selene Ang is trending for wearing a shirt, which reads "Scarlett & Emma & Tilda & Matt." Here are 13 reasons why this shirt is important" Selene's shirt serves as reminder of Hollywood's whitewashing: Scarlett... Continue Reading →

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Firecracker: Anna Akana is a trailblazer for Asian Americans in entertainment

We all know the few who have managed to edge a foot in the door of the mainstream media: Margaret Cho, John Cho, Lucy Liu; they've done an amazing job of proving that Asian Americans deserve a place in this... Continue Reading →

Privilege Check: Comedy sketch calls out victim-blamers for their twisted logic

Comedian Tracey Ullman's sketch show on BBC recently produced a skit that has been widely circulated for its take-down of victim-blaming "logic." Called "What Were You Wearing?" the sketch depicts a man reporting his mugging to two female detectives. The... Continue Reading →

Firecracker: ‘Switched at Birth’ new season addresses race issues on campus

Especially in the current political climate, people are often afraid to say anything that means something. They don't want to be controversial; they need to make sure that they don't drive anyone away in fear of hurting sales. But trying... Continue Reading →

Race Talk: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ update

It looks like "Ghost in the Shell" is a box office bomb and will cost Paramount a huge amount of money. What a surprise, right? I guess all of the backlash and controversy over the casting, not to mention the complete and... Continue Reading →

Race Talk: ‘Who’s Your Token Asian?’

I've always loved those flowchart-style personality quizzes that you see in magazines, so imagine my joy when I stumbled across the most relatable personality quiz ever for girls of Asian descent living in a Western society. Stocked with all your... Continue Reading →

Firecracker: ‘Power Rangers’ reboot tells a new generation that anyone can be a hero

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kIe6UZHSXw For many people in my generation, the original "Power Rangers" television series was an important part of their childhood. Not only was it an exciting show that told kids that they could be superheroes, but it also was the... Continue Reading →

Cassandra’s Corner: A Mother’s Voice

This post has been redirected to Cassandra's new blog, Second Star Cass: https://secondstarcass.wordpress.com/2017/03/16/mymothersvoice/    

Privilege Check: The ‘Chicago’ Series’ Mishandling of Police Misconduct

The "Chicago" franchise, comprising of the television shows "Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D.," "Chicago Med," and most recently, "Chicago Justice," seeks to commend the different public service institutions in the city of Chicago. Though this is a great premise, two of... Continue Reading →

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