May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a time when we join together to pay tribute and celebrate the generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history.
The erasure of Asian AmericansEven when there isn’t erasure, much of the history of Asian Americans in cinema and media representation has often leaned on offensive and stereotypical caricatures.
As fashion and beauty blogs — independent of the stamp of approval from large media companies — have skyrocketed to the mainstream, the conversation remains on where Asian American representation falls in the spectrum.
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