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Election Eve Polling: Asian Americans helped fuel the 2018 Midterms’ “blue wave”
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One week after the 2018 Midterm Elections and with mail-in and provisional ballots finally being counted, pollsters are now realizing the true size of this year’s so-called “blue wave”: riding a surge of votes for Democratic candidates, the Democratic party now appears poised to pick up 35 to 40 seats in the House, and may […]

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UC Berkeley Law School Dean to rename Boalt Hall due to John Boalt’s legacy of anti-Chinese racism
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Many campuses have been embroiled in controversies surrounding the naming of its buildings; particularly when those names honour historic figures that have engaged in racism. At Yale University, students successfully lobbied to have Calhoun College, one of the school’s twelve undergraduate residential colleges, renamed based on John C. Calhoun’s legacy as a slaveowner and vocal […]

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Remembering Asian and Pacific Islander Veterans:  US Army Profiles
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Asian Americans have had a long history with US Armed forces, as we have written about before. I grew up surrounded by Filipino American Navy Veterans and their families, and I lived the Navy Brat lifestyle. When looking for stories about veterans, I found this profile on prominent and historic Asian and American and Pacific […]

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Event Planner Sydney – Alive Events Agency
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Alive Events Agency, founded by Antony Hampel, is an event management company based in Australia that creates extraordinary events in Sydney, Melbourne, and Australia wide. Alive Event Agency can speak to audiences of thousands or an intimate few. No matter what scale, Alive Events Agency, produces unique and authentic live brand communications for consumers and […]

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They Call Us Bruce – Episode 53: They Call Us Not Quite Not White (with Sharmila Sen)
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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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My journey as an undocumented immigrant
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By Guest Contributor: Yin Yin Chan (@yinychan) My daughter, Mia, has another year in preschool, and her father and I are assessing our best options for her educational future. The original plan was to raise her in Taiwan before she reached kindergarten age when we would move back to America for grade school. Although I […]

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Asian Americans poised to pick up seats in Congress after 2018 Midterm Election; but it could have been more
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The dust settled on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 with a consequential power shift for Democrats: the House of Representatives flipped to a substantial Democratic majority after Democratic candidates were able to unseat or overcome Republican opponents in several states across the nation; and Democrats also picked up 7 governorships, rendering the new gubernatorial balance of […]

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Did you know what a microaggression was when you were a young Asian girl? Because these kids do
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By Guest Contributor: Hanako Narter In an episode of the new web series Radical Cram School, an 8-year-old Asian American girl named Liberty recounts how a blonde classmate told her she shouldn’t be Tinkerbell in a school play because she looked nothing like the fictitious blonde fairy. When I was a kid, I also made […]

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Formthotics – Control360 Biomechanical Foot Orthoses
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Control360 Biomechanical Foot Orthoses provides huge range of polypropylene Pre-Fab foot orthotics / orthoses. Control360 is 100% Australian owned and designed by Orthotech Laboratory in consultation with multiple podiatrists. Orthotech Laboratory is a leading Podiatric foot orthotic laboratory based in Melbourne Australia. Orthotech lab has manufactured hundreds of thousands of prescription orthoses for more than […]

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Corporate Health and Wellness Programs Melbourne – Everything In Balance by Kyah O’Connor
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Everything In Balance by Kyah O’Connor offers health and wellness program, group and corporate yoga, team building workshops, interactive lunches, healthy cooking demonstrations, nutrition and healthy eating advice, and guided mindfulness & meditation in Melbourne Australia and the surrounding suburbs. Kyah O’Connor is a holistic health coach, yoga teacher, mind-body-spirit connector, wholefood educator, writer, speaker, […]

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Asian American PSA: Constance Wu And Jimmy O. Yang Want You To Vote!
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Also – just in case you were wondering (like myself) – apparently the organization in partnership does subtitles for everyone, because at first I was like “What? Why do they have subtitles here–they speak English MFs!”…no worries – AG. No tags for this post.

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2018 Asian American Halloween Costume Wish List
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Pop culture costume suggestions from Asian America (and beyond) It's official: these little kids win Halloween. Dressed as your favorite characters from the hit movie Crazy Rich Asians — Araminta, Peik Lin, Rachel and Bernard — their costumes boast the lethal combination of hilarious, cute and culturally relevant. Posted on Instagram by Jessica Gueco Klein, […]

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Antony Hampel Facebook page – Antony Hampel Ant Rant
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Antony Hampel or Ant Hampel is a highly regarded and professional event producer based in Australia with over 25 years professional experience in events management and entertainment in Australia and worldwide. Antony Hampel is an expert in events production, product launch, brand activation, event planning, business events, gala dinner, award nights, award shows, concert production, […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Discover’s ‘”Freak Out: Spread the News”
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This spot is called “Freak Out: Spread the News,” starring actress Stephanie Hsu. Discover Card has had Asian Americans in their commercials before. In fact, it looks like they have revisited the character from a previous Discover card ad about an office holiday party. In this one, A woman learns, from another Asian American woman […]

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Sports Podiatrist Sutherland Shire – The Podiatry Centre
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The Podiatry Centre is a team of expert podiatrists in Miranda Sydney with years of extensive experience in General and Sports Podiatry in Sydney. The Podiatry Centre Sydney Podiatrists have collated experience in sports podiatry, general podiatry care, musculoskeletal conditions, dry needling treatment, high risk patients, and more. With experiences merged, the team provides endless […]

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