“Your Trend, My Normal”: A Review of ‘Black in Asia’

James X. Morris

Through a series of 23 vignettes, 'Black in Asia' examines personal accounts of navigating Asia’s social spaces that lack the lived experience of what it means to be Black.


Black Lives Matter Rallies in Taipei

Daphne K. Lee

Hundreds attended a Taipei rally in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement.


They Told Me to Go Back to China. Then Came the Coronavirus.

Milo Hsieh

A Taiwanese student studying in Europe recounts his experience in the weeks leading up to the global lockdown.


Not Just Coronavirus: Asians Have Worn Face Masks for Decades

Voice of America

People from Japan into Southeast Asia cover their mouths to deflect exhaust, pollution, and cold air, while some hide their faces.


'Brownface' Backlash Reveals Systematic Racism in Singapore

The Interpreter

Racism is a recurring discussion in Singapore and state-owned companies have done little to reflect on their mistakes.


Does Asia Have a Skin-Deep Racism Problem?

Dana Fahadi

Deep down inside, do we Asians feel that white people are superior to us and other races with darker skins?


Korea's First Black Model is Facing Widespread Racism

Agence France-Presse

Some mixed-race children in South Korea are bullied at school and constantly taunted as 'tuigi,' a derogatory term that literally means cross-bred animals.

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BOOK REVIEW: 'The New York Riots of 1964 and The War on Crime'

Eraldo S. Santos

Resonating with current discussions on racism and police brutality, this book will prove an inspiring read for those questioning the relationship between discourses of law and order and the reproduction of collective fear, writes Eraldo S. Santos.

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