Black and Yellow

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Thug Life

In the U.S., media representation of “thugs” is overwhelmingly Black. In International films, Asian (men) get their piece of the thuggish rugggish pie. In this episode,...

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Who You Callin’ Cheap?

 The stereotype of the cheap Asian is pervasive, but is it true? In this episode, Jack and Alana examine this penny- pinching cliché to see where it came from, why it’s so...

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The Name Game

Names are something given to a child at birth. But what if you had the opportunity to give yourself a new name once you moved to a new country? This is the experience of many...

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So What. It’s Just Soccer

The World Cup is in full swing! While Soccer might be a world sport, Americans by and large don’t give much of a fuck about it. This is especially true when it comes to...

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Check Ya Head

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. While talking about the importance of seeking mental health help is a hot topic in the media, it can often be hard for minorities...

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What’s My Age Again?

AGE. This simple three-letter word sends people into a frantic tailspin to turn back the clock. However, Black and Asian women are not so frantic about this inevitability of...

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No Regrets: Remembering Anthony Bourdain

He taught us that brunch was a scam, took us to parts unknown, traveled and ate without reservations, and stressed how the ordinary can be extraordinary. This culinary, literary,...

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Traveling While Colored: Part 2 (Arrived! Now What?)

Congrats minority traveler! You’ve done it! You carefully pondered your travel destination, planned, saved, and now you have arrived at your desired location. Time to vacay! But...

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Traveling While Colored: Part 1 (Getting There)

Summer & travel go together like peanut butter and jelly. Who doesn’t love a vacation? While most vacay planning is stressful, there is an added layer of anxiety for...

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Hands Off My Hair

Black Hair has been heavily politicized for decades. Does Asian hair face the same level of politics? Black women look at hair care and hair upkeep as a full time job. Can the...