Entries by Jacky

Slanted Eyes: Offensive or Inclusive?

Now, at the beginning of 2022, a fierce debate about ads that feature models with slanted eyes is in full swing in China and makes the international headlines. This trending topic has gained over 1 billion views and half a million comments on major Chinese social media platforms thus far. Luxury automaker Mercedes Benz, fashion […]

Culture and Decor:
How Tradition Intertwines in Modern Living

The joys of summer may be ending soon, but for many Asian Americans, it is time for an important cultural celebration. Held on the 15th of the 8th month of the Chinese Lunar calendar, typically in September in the Western calendar, Moon Festival is a significant cultural occasion celebrated by East and Southeast Asians worldwide […]

Where is the Support from Brands During this
Dark Lunar New Year?

Lunar New Year is undoubtedly one of the most significant cultural festivals among Asian Americans. But this year’s community celebration that is traditionally accompanied with cheer and joy, is now filled with frustration, fear, and anger. In Chinatowns and other Asian-populated neighborhoods across the nation, many local small businesses have lost 50% to 70% of […]