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78% of Asian American Millennials Disapprove Trump’s Job Performance
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In a recent NBC News/GenForward Survey poll at the end of September, 78% of Asian American Millennials disapprove of Trump’s job performance. That is not a surprise given that 64% of Millennials overall disapprove of Trump’s performance. Additionally, the poll found 68% of Asian American Millennials said that the Democratic Party “Cares About People Like You.” That is […]

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Asian American Representation: The Politics of Casting
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Panel Discussion on Thursday, January 18 at East West Players If you're in Los Angeles, Center Theatre Group and East West Players invite you to attend a community conversation, Asian American Representation: The Politics of Casting. The panel discussion will feature myself, Jeff Yang, Amy Hill and Alice Tuan talking about what it means to […]

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They Call Us Bruce – Episode 32: They Call Us Tiffany Chin
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Jeff Yang and Phil Yu present an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America. What's up, podcast listeners? We've got another episode of our podcast They Call Us Bruce. Each week, my good friend, writer/columnist Jeff Yang and I host an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America, with a strong focus on […]

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New Voices from the Central Valley
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The contents of this book will enlighten readers of what it truly means to be born within Laotian culture and heritage. This book is dedicated to our mothers and fathers who left their lives in Laos to foster their children’s dreams in America. No tags for this post.

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Trump wanted the "Pretty Korean Lady" to negotiate with North Korea
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Donald Trump had a "Where Are You From?" moment with a Korean American intelligence analyst. By now, you've heard about Donald Trump's recent remarks describing Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as "shithole countries." And by now, none of this should surprise you. Given the consistent, overwhelming evidence of Trump's ridiculous inability to grasp anything […]

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Asian American Frozen Foods: Ajinomoto’s Shoyu Chicken Ramen Bowls
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I was at Costco the other day, and noticed this new frozen meal – Ajinomoto’s Tokyo Style Shoyu Chicken Ramen Bowls. I’m always looking for something I can bring to work, since I had mentioned, the company cafeteria kind of sucks. So the fact that this packing has six dishes for $12.99, that definitely caught […]

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Letter To MLK: “Your Dream Is Our Dream”
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This year, The Aerogram is restarting its collaboration with the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA), which documents and shares the history of South Asian Americans. To kick things off,[…] The post Letter To MLK: “Your Dream Is Our Dream” appeared first on The Aerogram. No tags for this post.

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#NotYourModelMinority: Asian Americans Are Not Your Proof that Donald Trump Isn’t Racist
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Carrie Sheffield (Photo credit: CNN) Asian Americans are not your model minorities. We are not your wedges. We are not your license for guilt-free anti-blackness. We are not your proof that President Donald Trump isn’t racist. Earlier this week, The Washington Post broke the news that President Trump had made unfathomably racist and crude remarks […]

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Fun, irreverent Alice Lee on playing a badass in Philip K. Dick’s ‘Electric Dreams’ Series
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By Dawn Lee Tu PHILIP K. DICK’S ELECTRIC DREAMS – SEASON 1 – EPISODE 106 – “Safe and Sound” (photo: Elizabeth Sisson © 2017 Sony Pictures Television) Alice Lee has been in the game for a decade and there’s a good chance you’ve seen her before. Her impressive body of work includes Broadway (award-winning Spring […]

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Maia & Alex Shibutani Siblings and Madison Chock Make 2018 U.S. Olympic Ice Dance Team
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The Japanese American dynamic duo brother & sister siblings Maia & Alex Shibutani (also known as the Shib Sibs), as well as Madison Chock (and her ice dance partner and Evan Bates) made the 2018 U.S. Olympic Ice Dance Figure Skating Team, as announced this past Sunday during a press conference and press release: “U.S. Figure Skating announced […]

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5 Lessons From Hot Asian Men For 2018
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Guest Post by Ada Tseng, Professor of Hotness (Clockwise from top left) Saagar Shaikh, Mike Bow, D'Lo, Sean Miura, Yoshi Sudarso, Jake Choi, Peter Sudarso, Chris Pang, Simu Liu, and Ilram Choi. Photo by Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA. First, we exchanged Haikus With Hotties. Then we put Haikus On Hotties. It's our third year making […]

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Is Snake Eyes (from G.I. Joe) Asian?
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Growing up there just weren’t a lot of Asians—let alone Asian Americans—on television or in the movies. And when there were, they were very rarely people I actually looked up to. However, when it came to my day-to-day playing, I was a G.I. Joe junkie. I watched the G.I. Joe cartoon religiously and spent hours […]

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Naina Ashq Na Ho Song Lyrics | Holiday Movie | Arijit Singh | Akshay Kumar
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Naina Ashq Na Ho Song From Holiday Movie. Naina Ashq Na Ho Song Is Sung By Arijit Singh, Composed by Pritam and lyrics by Irshad Kamil Movie: Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Song: Naina Ashq Na Tags: arijit singh, arijit singh songs

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Aziz Ansari makes history with Golden Globe win
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Master of None star is the first Asian American lead actor to win a Golden Globe for television. In case you missed it, Aziz Ansari made a little history on Sunday night at the 75th Golden Globe Awards. The comedian and star of Netflix's Master of None took home the the trophy for Best Actor […]

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Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou Make U.S. Men’s 2018 Olympic Figure Skating Team; Zhou Responds to Racist Tweet
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Part 2 of the press conference here. On Sunday, Nathan Chen, Adam Rippon and Vincent Zhou were named to the U.S. Figure Skating Team: “U.S. Figure Skating announced today the men who will compete at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 as part of the U.S. Olympic Figure Skating Team. The men’s singles team is Nathan Chen, Adam Rippon and Vincent Zhou. Nathan Chen is the 2018 […]

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