Even if the industry still has a long way to go — for instance, the major issue of whitewashing or casting white actors in Asian roles — it's comforting to watch these young stars kill it on the big screen. From Fresh Off the Boat 's modern Asian family to this year's majority-Asian cast in Crazy Rich Asiansthe importance of appealing to all audiences is finally starting to become a priority for producers. And it's about time.
Following a month-long selection process, seven of the 39 finalists were named as the Princesses of the Tournament of Roses Royal Court in Pasadena, California, a year-old Chinese-American teen, was among them. Following a month-long selection process that involved more than young women candidates reduced to 39 finalists, Rachelle Chacal Renee Liu Liua year-old Chinese-American teen, was among the seven Royal Court princesses chosen for the Tournament of Roses Royal Court in Pasadena, California, earlier this week. The senior from San Marino High School, Liu is captain of the speech and debate team, in addition to the mock trial team.
This is a bittersweet, haunting, sometimes dark coming-of-age story about a Korean-Canadian young woman growing up in Toronto in the s. Mary is a rebellious teen struggling to define herself and her dreams while trying to respect her family, which is caught between two cultures. Then it turns out the Indian guy her parents tried to set her up with—she rejected him on principle—is actually a DJ and might be cool?
Rarely has substance use prevention programming targeted Asian American adolescents. Using a focus group methodology, we explored perceptions of substance use and preferences for prevention programming among 31 Asian American adolescents in New York City. Participants considered substance use common in the community.
On a cold, clear Sunday evening in March, Hung Wei sits in the living room of her home in Cupertino, a prosperous Silicon Valley suburb, surrounded by a dozen high school students. The teens, almost all Asian American, gather around a circular glass coffee table graced with brightly colored figurines. Two girls of Indian descent are seated on the couch.
An American skier has decided to compete for China in the Winter Olympics in Beijing, prompting a wave of cheering on Chinese social media. Eileen Gu, 15, changed her national affiliation from American to Chinese this month, according to the International Ski Federation. While the Olympics allow athletes with dual citizenship to choose which country to represent, Gu is required by Chinese law not to keep her American nationality because China doesn't recognize dual nationality.
Growing up in Vancouver, WA a predominantly white areaI remember feeling a discomfort toward my features. This adjective was supposedly meant as a compliment, but the meaning of that word is "introduced from another country, not native to the place where found. We are not anchored in the same way, making it easy for us to lose our identities or feel lost trying to navigate the intersection between our cultures.
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Please enter the email address that you use to login to TeenInk. Being born in the United States and growing up around fellow Americans has always led me to believe I was just like everyone else. But to my surprise, I discovered in my early childhood that I was very different.