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What the Web is Saying About SNL's Chinese 'Peasant Laborers'

L to R: Nasim Pedrad, Cecily Strong, and Fred Armisen in the Saturday Night Live skit
Lifestyle

A skit last weekend used fake Foxconn workers to mock melodramatic iPhone 5 criticisms — but not everyone was amused.

While in India, Oprah Eats With Her Hands, and the Media Strike Back

Oprah Winfrey in front of the Taj Mahal on January 19, 2012. Winfrey was on her first visit to India to film an episode of her show 'Oprah’s Next Chapter.' (STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

Oprah Winfrey's recent travelogue on India drew a barrage of commentary for what many Indians saw as a cliched depiction of life in their country.

In China, a Long Tradition of Dodging the Sun [Photos]

A woman in a full-body wet suit for complete protection from the sun, in Chaoyang, China on July 5, 2012. (PCAuto)
Lifestyle

Forget sunblock — the Asians pictured here take it a step further with innovative protective gear. Where did this cultural preference for fair skin come from, and is it likely to change any time soon?

Ending Benign Neglect: Addressing the Needs of Asian-Pacific American Employees

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai at the opening of Asia Society's Hong Kong Center on Feb. 9, 2012. (Bill Swersey/Asia Society)
Business

The "model minority" paradigm is a misperception that harms Asian-Pacific Americans, argues Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

Video: Combating Common Stereotypes About Koreans

A still from Kerri's music video about Korean stereotypes.
Education

A project by an English teacher at the Chinju National University of Education in Jinju, South Korea who goes by the single name Kerri, addresses common stereotypes about Koreans via a music video.

NPR: Do Asians Lack the Charisma to Lead?

Is former Washington governor — and future Ambassador to China — Gary Locke the exception to the rule? (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)
Education

University of California-Riverside psychology professor Thomas Sy discusses his recent study that identifies stereotypes that exist in the American workplace.

Asian Pacific Americans Hit the 'Bamboo Ceiling'

Participants at the 2010 Asia Society Diversity Leadership Forum.
Lifestyle

Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest growing ethnic group, represent the most educated employees (as a group) and their purchasing power continues to rise. So why then, were there only seven APAs serving as chair, vice chair, president, or CEO of a Fortune 500 company last year?

Kollaboration Highlights Asian American Talent in NYC

(An Rong Xu/Three-Half Collective)
Arts

Kollaboration, a national non-profit organization, seeks to break down stereotypes and combat under-representation by supporting and celebrating Asian role models within the entertainment industry.