Arambulo's character Jack Wong is based on Wong Jack Man, the famous martial artist who Bruce Lee fought in 1964.
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January 13, 2016 In a new Web series, Jeremy Arambulo presents his illustrated take on a fantastical — and real — showdown between the Hollywood star and another noted martial artist.
Darsh Singh, the first Sikh American to play basketball in the NCAA, became the subject of an Islamophobic meme earlier this year.
January 2, 2016 Amrik Singh Bal was beaten in Fresno, Calif., as he waited for a ride to work. Bal, who is Sikh, is part of a long history of attacks on Sikhs in America.
Dev (Aziz Ansari) tells Ravi (Ravi Patel) that the "Indian" actor Ravi's admired is actually a white guy in brown face.
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December 14, 2015 It has been delightful to see so many immigrant coming-of-age stories in American pop culture this year, but it's also time to leave the Immigrant Kid Handbook behind.
Actor P. Jay Sidney on the set of the television series 'The Phil Silvers Show (You'll Never Get Rich),' on June 11, 1955.
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December 1, 2015 Remember P. Jay Sidney? Probably not, but Emily Nussbaum of The New Yorker unearthed the story of this actor and advocate's push to diversify the TV world 50 years ago.
John Cho starred as the romantic lead in the short-lived ABC sitcom Selfie.
November 13, 2015 Remember this time last year? The roster of Asian-American leads was sparse. With shows like Fresh Off The Boat, Quantico and Master of None, things are starting to look much different.
Members of the student protest group Concerned Student 1950 hold hands following the announcement that University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe would resign.
November 10, 2015 The word "diversity" is pulling overtime this week in light of recent events on college campuses. But what does it actually mean?
September 17, 2015 Police in Irving, Texas, have decided not to press charges against a 14-year-old boy who brought a homemade clock to school. Authorities and educators were worried it might have been a bomb.
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September 16, 2015 A 14-year-old high school student in the Dallas area is home from school Wednesday after his expulsion. Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade clock to class on Monday, and the school phoned police because it looked like it might be a bomb. Now the outcry has ricocheted across social media.
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Grace sits before a "Welcome Friends" sign in her home.
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June 27, 2015 Boggs, famous for her role in helping shape the labor, civil rights and environmental movements in Detroit, has established a legacy of passionate and philosophical protest.
The sun rising behind the steeple of Emanuel AME Church the morning after nine people were shot and killed inside.
June 18, 2015 In 1822, Vesey, a carpenter and former slave who bought his own freedom with lottery winnings, tried to organize what could have been the nation's biggest slave revolt.
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May 28, 2015 "Combing through mastheads and tables of contents for the names of writers who are not straight white men can make you feel crazy. And it is crazy that doing so is still necessary."
Here's the band.
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May 8, 2015 Simon Tam, the founder and bassist of The Slants, has spent six years trying to register his group's name. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says the name disparages Asians.
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Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore's prosecutor, announced criminal charges against all six officers suspended after Freddie Gray suffered a fatal spinal injury while in police custody.
May 1, 2015 On Friday, Mosby announced that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She is charging the city police officers with a range of offenses — including second-degree murder and manslaughter.
A man rides a bicycle through heavy smoke from a fire at a nearby store on Monday during unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.
April 28, 2015 Here are some words from novelists, poets and rappers that folks are sharing on social media to make sense of what's going on in Baltimore.
"Why are you dressed like Chun Li from Street Fighter?" Eddie asks his mom Jessica.
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April 22, 2015 Its fiercest critic, Eddie Huang, whose memoir inspired the show, says his life isn't recognizable in it. What's "real" or not is up for debate.
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