While Warrior is set in the US in the 1870s, its deep dive into anti-Chinese racism is eerily similar to modern day. Photo: Handout While Warrior is set in the US in the 1870s, its deep dive into anti-Chinese racism is eerily similar to modern day. Photo: Handout
While Warrior is set in the US in the 1870s, its deep dive into anti-Chinese racism is eerily similar to modern day. Photo: Handout
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

The Takedown by Patrick Blennerhassett

Anti-Chinese racism explored in Warrior as television show mirrors modern life

  • The Cinemax show, picked up by HBO Go, showcases how far, and how little, modern society has progressed since the 1870s
  • ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’s brutal portrayal of Bruce Lee stands in contrast to a fulsome, layered show about racism

While Warrior is set in the US in the 1870s, its deep dive into anti-Chinese racism is eerily similar to modern day. Photo: Handout While Warrior is set in the US in the 1870s, its deep dive into anti-Chinese racism is eerily similar to modern day. Photo: Handout
While Warrior is set in the US in the 1870s, its deep dive into anti-Chinese racism is eerily similar to modern day. Photo: Handout
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