Performing Blackness Won’t Fill Our Asian-American Community Deficit OP-ED


The battle for news representation is now one of the more rallying that is prominent among Asian People in america. But i f we wish to subvert White hegemony, we ought to move out of the replica of Whiteness’ exploitation of Blackness.

Awkwafina as Goh Peik Lin in “Crazy Rich Asians. “Colorlines screenshot of Warner Bros. Movie, taken 22, 2018. Png august

A week ago, “Crazy Rich Asians” was released to fervent fanfare. The movie follows a woman that is chinese-american portrayed by Constance Wu, whom travels to Singapore to satisfy her rich Chinese Singaporean boyfriend’s family members. Goh Peik Lin, portrayed by Nora Lum aka Awkwafina, could be the Singaporean sidekick of Wu’s character. Continue reading