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'Gook' Director Justin Chon's Quest To Ignite Conversations

A still from Justin Chon's film Gook. (Birthday Soup Films LLC)
Arts

An interview with the actor, writer, and director whose new film explores Korean-black relations during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

Growing Up Asian, Gay, and Religious

Jeff Chu reading at the Linen Building for Storyfort during Treefort Music Fest (Matthew Wordell)
Current Affairs

Jeff Chu: “I'm not just gay, I'm also Chinese. I'm not just Chinese, I'm also Christian.”

Novelist Min Jin Lee on the 'Eternal Foreignness' of Being Asian American

(Tracy Hunter/Flickr)
Arts

The Korean-American writer discusses her work profiling Japan's marginalized Korean population.

Six Questions for Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

Anne Akiko Meyers (Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)
Arts

The prolific and popular classical musician discusses her prized instrument, her diverse repertoire, and the importance of a great lunch.

Dwayne Johnson’s Stuntman: ‘I’m Typecast Often and That’s Alright'

Why Korean Food Is Having its Moment

(Robert Petrie)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

The chef and restauranteur Sohui Kim explains why the once-neglected Asian cuisine has become so popular around the world.

Preserving — and Reinventing — New York’s Chinatown

Mei Lum at Wing on Wo & Co  (Teddy Wolff)
Current Affairs

With the restoration of her family's century-old shop, Mei Lum is showing that the neighborhood is more than just dim sum and fake handbags.

Director Lawrence Chen on the Importance of the 'Outsider Perspective'

Asian American director Law Chen is an award-winning commercial and music video director. (Photo courtesy of Law Chen)
Current Affairs

"The idea of growing up being a 'foreigner' in the country I was living in has made me look at everything from an outsider's perspective."

From 'Unassimilable' to 'Exceptional': An Evolution of Asian American Stereotypes

UC Irvine Sociologist Jennifer Lee. (Jennifer Lee)
Current Affairs

Sociologist Jennifer Lee discusses the misleading "model minority" stereotype, why it persists, and how it influences Asian American outcomes.

Sanjita Pradhan on Working With Rural Refugees and Rebuking President Trump

Sanjita Pradhan poses with Vice President Joe Biden. (Sanjita Pradhan)
Current Affairs

The Nepali-American immigrant describes her work with refugees in Iowa and explains why she publicly resigned from a presidential advisory commission of Asian Americans.