Defying Stereotypes: “I’m Asian, but I’m not…”

By JAMES S. KIM | @james_s_kim


“Don’t let stereotypes define you.” The Asian American staff over at Buzzfeed Yellow take that message to heart in their latest video, I’m Asian, But I’m Not, and they give snippets on how they don’t fit the usual stereotypes—or, if they do, they own it.

AJ Rafael, Chris Dinh, and Jubilee Project‘s Jason Y. Lee make guest appearances in the short but refreshingly inspirational video. Take a look below.

On a related note—it may be hard to believe, but there are Koreans out there who don’t like kimchi. For others, like this writer, it’s our life force.


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