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The Lessons the Democratic Party Must Learn About Asian American Voters to Win in 2020
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For over a decade, political strategists have contemplated tactics for winning over the Asian American electorate. Routinely noted as one of the fastest-growing electorates in the country, Asian Americans currently make up about 5% of the electorate and is projected to double to over 12 million voters by 2040. Because Asian Americans are geographically concentrated […]

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So you’ve got a problem with our anti-Trump lawn sign…
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"Get the fuck off my property." On this edition of White People Feel Entitled To Tell You Shit… In North Carolina, a man felt to compelled to get out of his pickup truck, walk on to the property of an Asian American household and express his negative feelings towards the anti-Trump sign on their lawn… […]

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Some People Just Don’t get Pixar’s Bao
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I wrote a review about how I really liked the Pixar Short Bao that appears with The Incredibles 2, but apparently not everyone one likes as much as I did or even gets it.  A number of articles (some spoilers) like this one, this one, and this one, mention how some non-Asian Americans just don’t […]

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Halka Halka Lyrics
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Song: Halka Halka lyrics Movie: Fanney Khan Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan Musicians: Amit Trivedi Lyricists: Irshad Kamil.Mujhse tu na mujhse kabhi bichhde Tu roz, tu roz, do ghoont No tags for this post.

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Bounty’s ‘Pirate’
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I was pleasantly surprised to see this Bounty commercial while watching NBC Nightly News over the weekend recently depicting a dad with his two daughters: “Spilled something? Quick! The Quicker Picker Upper! Bounty paper towels pick up spills quicker and are 2x more absorbent* so you can get back to more important things.” Reminded me […]

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Just give Sandra Oh all the Emmy awards
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'Killing Eve' star is the first Asian actress ever nominated for lead in a drama series. Well, would you look at that. The 2018 Emmy Awards nominations were announced this morning. Among the surprises and snubs, something historic: Sandra Oh's lead actress nomination for Killing Eve. The nod makes Oh the first actress of Asian […]

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Going On the Heroine’s Journey and Finding Hope in the Dark
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Guest Post by Sarah Kuhn Heroine’s Journey, the third book in my series starring Asian American superheroines, came out last week. It’s the end of a trilogy — but also the launch point for a new one because I just signed on to continue the series with three new books and a novella! I could […]

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#PrettyPlaneGirl and White Exploitation of Women of Color
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 By Guest Contributor: Muqing M. Zhang (@muqingmzhang) On July 3, 2018, Rosey Blair, an aspiring actress and blogger, posted a nearly sixty tweet long Twitter thread, detailing every private interaction that a woman sitting in front of her on a plane had with the man sitting next to her, over the course of a roughly […]

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Reappropriate Reads: Week of July 6, 2018
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By Reappropriate Intern: V. Huynh The Creator Of ‘The Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill Of Rights’ Was Just Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize “After being sexually assaulted in Massachusetts, Amanda learned that state law dictated that her rape kit (which contained genetic material that could help prosecute her assailant) could be destroyed after six months, even […]

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Apply to AAWW’s Open City Fellowships
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Now accepting applications for the Neighborhoods Fellowship and the Muslim Communities Fellowship Hey, writers! They Asian American Writers' Workshop is accepting applications for the Open City Fellowships. Specifically: the Neighborhoods Fellowship, a unique opportunity for emerging Asian American writers to publish narrative nonfiction over the span of six months on the vibrant Asian American communities […]

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Why I Root for Mexico
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Cheering for Mexico in the U.S. is a co-sign for hope in increasingly troubled times by TuAnh Dam You mightContinue Reading No tags for this post.

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Reappropriate Reads: Week of June 29, 2018
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By Reappropriate Intern: V. Huynh What it means to be seen as a queer Asian American “Everywhere I turn – nightlife, zines, Instagram, my local coffee shop – I see queer Asians flaunting their attitude, their platform heels, and a smoldering, IDGAF look that inspires me to be louder, prouder, and fearless. But when I […]

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Protected: Women & Leadership
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Ours is a History of Resistance
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By: Karin Wang (@naragirl), Asian Americans Advancing Justice Since we launched “Write Back, Fight Back” two months ago, we have witnessed the power of words to name our struggles, reclaim our identities, and voice our power. We close out our series by centering the story of Asian immigrants challenging racism through the courts and in […]

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The Trauma of Childhood Separation: Reflections of a Korean American Adoptee
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By Guest Contributor: Mia Ives-Rublee (@SeeMiaRoll) The cries of children echo in my head after listening to the ProPublica recording of children crying at a detention center. It reminds me of my own experiences as a young child. I was adopted at the age of three from South Korea. My biological family left me at […]

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