Here is a summary of the top Asian American issues of 2016:
- Chris Rock at the Oscars making fun of Asians while talking about Oscars so white.
- Whitewashing in Dr. Strange. Tilda Swinton playing the Ancient One, a character who is Asian in the Dr. Strange comic books.
- Jesse Watters. Bill O’Reilly’s racist segment of Watters World in Chinatown.
- Mark Kirk calling out decorated veteran now Senator Elect Tammy Duckworth thats she’s not American enough.
- Glamour Brasil staff posted a racist photo of staff doing bowing and slanty eyes.
- Whitewashing in Ghost in The Shell. Scarlett Johannson playing The Major a Japanese character in the Manga comic books.
- Alan Yang (& Aziz Ansari) winning the Emmy Awards for the Parents episode of Master of None