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What a Blackface Photo Says About South Korea’s Racism Problem
August 11, 2020

What a Blackface Photo Says About South Korea’s Racism Problem

By Tae-jun Kang
The image of high schoolers in blackface -- and the backlash -- speaks to a growing consciousness toward racism in South Korea.

The Political Activism of K-pop Stans
July 21, 2020

The Political Activism of K-pop Stans

By Layne Vandenberg
K-pop fans are making waves with activism both within the K-pop music industry and in global politics. 
With Support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ China Crosses a Thin Line
June 30, 2020

With Support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ China Crosses a Thin Line

By Jo Kim
Beijing’s propaganda use of the anti-racism movement risks backfiring.

How America’s Wars in Asia Militarized the Police at Home
June 18, 2020

How America’s Wars in Asia Militarized the Police at Home

By Alireza Ahmadi
American empire and wars in the Far East contributed to the militarization of the U.S. police force.

Addressing Race in India and Abroad: Colorism, Surveillance, and Reckoning With Police Impunity
June 16, 2020

Addressing Race in India and Abroad: Colorism, Surveillance, and Reckoning With Police Impunity

By Bansari Kamdar
Indians abroad are weighing in whether to attend the Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S.

South Korea Shows Bipartisan Support for US Anti-Racism Protests
June 11, 2020

South Korea Shows Bipartisan Support for US Anti-Racism Protests

By Kyle Ferrier
Major newspapers from across South Korea's political divide have found common ground on the U.S. demonstrations after George Floyd's murder.

Sri Lanka Cracks Down on Black Lives Matter Solidarity Protest
June 11, 2020

Sri Lanka Cracks Down on Black Lives Matter Solidarity Protest

By Kalani Kumarasinghe
A protest against police brutality in the U.S. is met with police brutality in Colombo.
Japan Holds Anti-Racism Rally, Protesting Homegrown Police Brutality in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter
June 08, 2020

Japan Holds Anti-Racism Rally, Protesting Homegrown Police Brutality in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

By Thisanka Siripala
Excessive force and unjust questioning against minorities are some of the issues raised by protesters in Tokyo.

Trump’s Handling of the US Protests Plays Right Into China’s Hands
June 04, 2020

Trump’s Handling of the US Protests Plays Right Into China’s Hands

By Shannon Tiezzi
Sending out “heavily armed” forces against angry protesters is exactly what China would do -- and is doing in Hong Kong.

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