“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is another great Marvel film and one that really aims to and succeeds in boosting Chinese representation in a Hollywood film. These “Ten Rings” of representation talk through the different ways in which it helps to combat the under-representation and negative light in which many Chinese and East Asian characters are portrayed on screen.
“Danny Chung Does NOT Do Maths” is the debut novel by ESEA author Maisie Chan. Danny Chung has a lot to deal with, including school bullies, fighting racial stereotypes, annoying family “friends”, and most of all, looking after his Chinese granny. How will he cope? A lovely story about being who you want to be, self discovery, and the importance of intergenerational relationships – even if you don’t speak the same language…
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is MCU’s upcoming film due for release in September 2021. It’s their first film to feature a Chinese superhero and a predominantly ethnic Chinese cast. But just how good will it be for the representation of Asians and East Asians in Hollywood and Chinese culture?
Anti-Asian hate crimes have skyrocketed around the world in the past year. This has to stop! Why are the media and some people brushing the issue under the carpet and not taking enough notice of it and us?
Harry Potter actress Katie Leung has spoken out about the racist abuse she received online many years ago. Here’s why it’s an important issue to discuss now after all these years of having to keep quiet.
Boris Johnson considers himself a “Sinophile”, admitting racism exists in the UK but believes it isn’t a racist country. But when will he admit his past racist, xenophobic views are what have helped shape and uphold a racist Britain in 2020?
Kendall and Kylie Jenner have found themselves in hot water once again with their latest fashion statement being called racist and cultural appropriation. But is it a viable accusation?
Should only Chinese actors play Chinese roles? Or should it be a case of the best actor for the role gets it? Even at the expense of lumping all Asian ethnic groups together? Find out my thoughts on the controversial topic here.