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How Asian Men Became Hot in Hollywood

In order to be accepted and celebrated by mainstream audiences, Asian-American men run the double-edged risk of being perceived as "too Asian" and also feeling like an imposter of their own race.

Director Randall Park

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Randall Park is hot like a burned-out high school shop teacher who's nice even when he's hungover.

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The Failed Promise of "Crazy Rich Asians": Asian-American Representation Is a Lie

At most, 2019's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month can only celebrate small inches of progress that Asian-Americans have made in media. Hope for more Hollywood inclusion is only met with slow, non-threatening changes that benefit select individuals who don't seem too different or unfamiliar.

Awkwafina from Crazy Rich Asians

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In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Crazy Rich Asians is being commemorated as a feat of American cinema at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

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