Being Asian

16 episodes


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Enjoyed this discussion about Asian food in mainstream culture - when is it appreciation vs appropriation? Is it okay?

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Loved hearing about a PoC of colour finally rising up to be a reporter for the New Yorker for China correspondent after a line white men in that role.

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Tea history for tea fans! I was gasping the whole way hearing how the British stole tea from China and why Brits only drink black tea today. 🍵

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“Ketchup was my spice.” What happens to cultural family recipes when the next generation doesn’t like to cook? 🤔 @yskevinhuang @bctcheung @yllasnil @bychrischeung @knothappening

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This was such a beautifully produced episode about Kathy and her mom travelling to Taiwan and imagining if what life would have been like instead if she had lived and grew up there while being queer.

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Interesting look into the colonial history of the delicious Bánh Mì that is not has delicious. Can't believe the French colonists didn't eat Vietnamese food. It's so good! Thanks @karadidomizio for ...Show More

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Go Mei Lum of NYC's Chinatown! I admire her work on using culture to fight back against cultural appropriation and gentrification.