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Asian american

Discover the vibrant culture and contributions of Asian Americans. Explore their diverse traditions, history, and achievements, and celebrate their unique stories.
Actress Greta Lee on Straddling the Line Between American and Korean Beauty Ideals | Allure Greta Lee, Beautiful Series, She Girl, Asian American, Girls Characters, Korean Beauty, American Actress, Her Hair, Actresses

In Allure's July 2019 issue, for the "America the Beautiful" series, actress Greta Lee talks about growing up in America as an Asian-American and how difficult and confusing it was to try and fulfill both American and Korean beauty ideals before realizing that neither is actually ideal at all.

Maxine Hong Kingston | 32 Essential Asian-American Writers You Need To Be Reading Maxine Hong Kingston, Long White Hair, Old Faces, Book Festival, Portraits, Chinese American, Ageless Beauty, Before Us, Interesting Faces

Maxine Hong Kingston is the National Book Award–winning author of the nonfiction collection China Men and the memoir The Woman Warrior, in addition to several novels and other works of nonfiction. Kingston was the recipient of a National Medal of Arts in 2013.Why you should read her: Maxine Hong Kingston is one of the most influential voices in Asian-American literature, and her work often blends fiction and nonfiction — myth and memory — while critically exploring themes of ethnicity…