Round-up of my Oscars coverage for PRI’s The World

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What it’s like to be the butt of the joke. One of the kids at the Oscars speaks out.

The precocious child star who was on stage as an “accountant” at the Oscars didn’t know she’d be the butt of an anti-Asian joke when she agreed to take the part. Neither did her mom


However you feel about Chris Rock’s Asian joke, it takes guts to talk openly about race

One of the child actors who was the butt of a joke about Asians at the Oscars told us how it felt. And the Internet reacted.


Ang Lee and George Takei signed the letter, but here’s who wrote it

25 Asian and Asian American members of the Academy protested tone-deaf jokes at the Oscars. And the Academy apologized.


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