Asian America: The Ken Fong Podcast

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Ep 396: Christopher Huang

Christopher Huang is a professional photographer who also blogs about how Hollywood handles race, especially as it pertains to Asian Americans. The recent casting of a young Black actor to star as “Ariel” in the upcoming “The Little Mermaid” live-action remake provoked quite a bit of disagreement. That’s what led me to Huang’s provocative blog on Medium (

I then invited him to give my listeners an abridged experience of how he sees this controversy and Hollywood’s still-problematic history of telling white-male-hegemonic stories.