Category Archives: race
I recently blogged about a video produced by the City of Los Angeles – using taxpaper money – that was originally produced with good intentions: Explaining the importance of recycling water. But to make its point, the video used a ghastly, stereotypical caricature of geishas played by non-Asians with painted faces wearing kimonos, including one [...]
Wow, seriously? Who came up with this brilliant idea? Then who worked on it and who the hell approved it?
I’m glad Colorlines, via @Katchow, posted this clip of film critic Roger Ebert from 2002. I was going to track it down and post it myself, but they did the work for me. Ebert attended the screening at Sundance that year for “Better Luck Tomorrow,” the landmark Asian American film that turbocharged the careers of, [...]