Alison de Souza

Alison de Souza

Alison is a contributor to Inkstone. She is a freelance writer.

Asian-Americans are buying guns to protect themselves during coronavirus pandemic
As Americans react to the spread of the coronavirus, it’s not just toilet paper and groceries being snapped up by panicked customers. It’s guns too. Stores across the US have in the past month recorded a surge in firearm and ammunition sales. Ammunition retailer ammo.com reported a 2.8 times sales rise on March 10.   Some gun shoppers in California and Washington, the states with the largest initial outbreaks, are Asian-Americans buying guns for the first time, as they observe a rise of coronavirus-related attacks on Asians in the US.  The coronavirus was first reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan. That fact has been used as justification for blaming people of Chinese and Asian descent for
Bruce Lee’s Wild West kung fu epic comes to life, thanks to his daughter
For decades, it was a half-whispered rumor – another puzzle piece in the already considerable urban mythology surrounding Bruce Lee. This murky tale involved a television show – one that Lee had longed to make but never got the chance to. Instead a studio made a similar sounding series – but with a white actor as the lead. It would have remained an unsubstantiated footnote in the life of the martial arts master and cultural trailblazer. But decades after his death in 1973, Lee’s daughter went through his belongings and stumbled across a collection of drawings and notes – handwritten and typed – describing his vision for an unfulfilled passion project. Her discovery led to Lee’s vision final