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Bruce Lee is now a symbol of triumph over the racist Asian-A

Bruce Lee is now a symbol of triumph over the racist Asian-American portrayals that had dominated Hollywood. But Lee’s status in martial arts films also created a new box that Asian actors were stuffed into – the stoic martial artist.⁠ ⁠ The limited representation may finally be changing though. Recent…...

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The ongoing “Stories and Voices from LA Chinatown” exhibitio

The ongoing “Stories and Voices from LA Chinatown” exhibition celebrates the neighbourhood’s legacy as the first community in North America planned and owned by Chinese people. ⁠ ⁠ Those pioneering families consisted of Cantonese immigrants who dared to move to American shores at a time when arrivals from Asia were…...

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