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‘Bridgerton’ star Charithra Chandran shares how colorism was 'traumatizing' for her as a child

“No one let me forget that I was dark-skinned growing up,” the 25-year-old actor told Teen Vogue in a recent interview. 

Pizza shop owner and dad stabbed trying to help Asian woman during street robbery

Louie Suljovic and his dad intervened when they saw a 61-year-old woman of Korean descent in trouble. “We take care of our community," he told TODAY.

Lana Condor says rom-coms have too long been about ‘women that do not look like me’

“I believe my life purpose as an entertainer is to make people feel seen and make people feel less alone,” the star of the new movie “Moonshot” said. “I hold a lot of pride in doing that.”
Lana Condor as Sophie and Cole Sprouse as Walt in "Moonshot."
Lana Condor as Sophie and Cole Sprouse as Walt in "Moonshot."

‘The Boys’ star Karen Fukuhara says she was a victim of a hate crime

The Asian American actor wrote that she was struck in the head by a man in public.
Television Academy's Reception To Honor 73rd Emmy Award Nominees
Television Academy's Reception To Honor 73rd Emmy Award Nominees

'The chef takes his son to Legoland': Restaurant's 'closed' sign goes viral

Sasabune Glendale owner Genji Sato takes son, Daiki, to Legoland for his birthday every year.

Priyanka Chopra responds to Rosie O’Donnell mistakenly thinking she’s related to Deepak Chopra

Rosie O’Donnell had apologized in a TikTok video after an awkward interaction with Chopra and her husband, pop star Nick Jonas, at a Malibu restaurant.
Rosie O'Donnell (left) and Priyanka Chopra (right).
Rosie O'Donnell (left) and Priyanka Chopra (right).

For an Asian American woman like me, Christina Yuna Lee's death hits too close to home

I grew up in California. I live in New York. But Lee’s violent murder is yet another reminder that I’m not safe in my own country.
Image: Rally Held In New York's Chinatown Protesting Violence Against Asian-Americans In Wake Of Recent Killing
Image: Rally Held In New York's Chinatown Protesting Violence Against Asian-Americans In Wake Of Recent Killing

How Jimmy O. Yang makes his 'breakfast of Asian champions'

This super quick, protein-packed, nutrient-rich dish is what Jimmy O. Yang calls the "breakfast of Asian champions."