Archive for April, 2013
 

 

2012 MANAA Appearances

  January 30, 2012 – Guy Aoki and Miriam Nakamura-Quan attend a panel discussion at the Pasadena Library commemorating Fred Korematsu Day. February 15- Guy Aoki runs an information table at “The Sisterhood Effectâ€...
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MANAA Approves of Comcast/NBCU merger

                    (On December 15, 2010-Karen Narasaki sent a letter (cc’d to  Commissioners Michael J. Copps, Robert M. McDowell, Mignon Clyburn, and Meredith Attwell Bake...
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ESPN’s “Chink In The Armor” headline

February 15- In an interview with Walt Clyde Frazier, ESPN anchor Max Bretos asks why NY Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin failed to perform as well (against the Sacramento Kings) as he’d done in the past:  “If there is a ...
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MANAA Complaint Leads To Cancellation of “The College Experiment” on FoxSports.com

  http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xkt7i5_college-x-oschack-visits-usc_sport August 31, 2011–The premiere episode of “The College Experiment” airs online featuring a white host (Bob Oschack) interviewing only Asian s...
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Letter to Los Angeles Times over The Descendants

February 28, 2012-MANAA Founding President Guy Aoki sends a Letter to the Editor (edited by board member Miriam Nakamura and member Dr. Ray Quan) to the L.A. Times. March 18-It’s published:  “I rolled my eyes reading Betsy...
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MANAA Asserts Offensive Yellowface Make-Up and Exclusion Of Asian Actors in Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas, written and directed by Tom Tykwer (Run, Lola, Run) and Lana and Andy Wachowski (The Matrix trilogy) and based on the novel by David Mitchell, utilizes an all-star cast that includes Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Br...
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La Jolla Playhouse’s White-Washed Play Nightingale

After word gets around that the La Jolla Playhouse (LJP) is going to do a production of the Hans Christian Andersen fable Nightingale (which features Chinese characters in medieval China) with only two Asian American actors and...
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MANAA Adds Disclaimers To Breakfast At Tiffany’s Screenings in New York and Beverly Hills

                  The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (BBPC) was going to sponsor an outdoor screening of the infamous Breakfast At Tiffany’s movie on August 11, 2011.  MAN...
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“Bill Nojay Show” Ridiculing Congressional Candidate Nate Shinagawa

MANAA contacts the radio show hosts and station manager of a New York radio station over racially tinged comments they made against an Asian American Congressional candidate and asks for an apology.  They refuse. July 6, 2012-...
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Jeremy Lin: “What About His Eyes?” on “Good Day New York”

February 16, mind 2012–On the New York WYWY morning talk show, healing a female sports reporter is reporting on Jeremy Lin’s physical abilities on the court.  When co-anchor Greg Kelly asks, decease “What about his eyes?...
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