Yellowface and racism against Asians is just as important as other prejudice


For years, discrimination against east and south-east Asian people has been an invisible problem. It’s time to support those speaking up for equality Public figures such as the comedian Margaret Cho are beginning to change the lack of representation in the media. Photograph: Dan Tuffs for the Guardian By: Carmen Fishwick/Uk Guardian It was recentlyContinue reading “Yellowface and racism against Asians is just as important as other prejudice”

Who is Cristela Alonzo? And why is she the Latina in Charge? (LIC)


By Cityfella 46 years ago, ” Julia premiered on NBC.   Its was the first television show featuring a black person non stereotypical role.  Diahann Carroll was a nurse in a Doctors office. Poor People Don’t Dream Cristela Alonzo was born 35 years ago in San Juan, a small town in South Texas near theContinue reading “Who is Cristela Alonzo? And why is she the Latina in Charge? (LIC)”

Who’s Funny? (Ladies)


We ask the pros Can a pretty girl be funny? MARGARET CHO (Lifetime’s upcoming Drop Dead Diva): I remember seeing beautiful girls do stand-up, and it was a disaster every time. Not only were people not gonna listen to you because you’re a woman, if you’re good-looking, people really don’t want to listen to you. SUSIE ESSMANContinue reading “Who’s Funny? (Ladies)”