Taiwanese American

Billie Jean King serves as star in 'Fresh off the Boat'
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(Kevin Estrada/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC, Tennis great Billie Jean King, left, and Forrest Wheeler appear in a scene from the ""Michael Chang Fever" episode of the comedy series, "Fresh Off the Boat," airing Tuesday, Feb. 23, on ABC. No tags for this post.

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Musical Club of Hartford presents scholarship-winning pianists March 17
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Taiwanese-American pianist Anchie Donn has performed in major cities across Southeast Asia, Europe and the United States. As a member of The Heron Trio, she has been featured on National Public Radio. Ms. Donn is the recipient of The Mary Primrose … No tags for this post.

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Asian market to open in Hackensack shopping center
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The 99 Ranch Market stores are the creation of Taiwanese-American immigrant Roger Chen, who believed a large American-style grocery store that sold Asian specialties to Americans could find a niche in California. The stores began by selling imported … No tags for this post.

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Racism in Hollywood: it's high time Asians started fighting back, as the …
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Why are Asian Americans – and, by extension, other Asians living in the West – so feeble in standing up to racism? I find many people asking this question after the Oscars this week. After so much butthurt among the black community over the shameful … No tags for this post.

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The End Of 'Linsanity' As We Know It? Charlotte Hornets Only Honoring Jeremy …
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Jeremy Lin's lack of playing time could be the Charlotte Hornets showing a lack of interest in a revival of "Linsanity," as Ecumenical News noted the Taiwanese-American's dropping stats. Like Us on Facebook … No tags for this post.

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Q&A with 'Green Island' author Shawna Yang Ryan
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Taiwanese-American author Shawna Yang Ryan, who grew up in California and now teaches creative writing at the University of Hawaii, researched that painful period for 14 years before writing Green Island, released last month. In an e-mail interview, we … No tags for this post.

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USC Special Collections to create Taiwanese-American Digital Archive
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USC Special Collections has established a new initiative to compile the experiences of the Taiwanese-American community in the form of the Taiwanese-American Digital Archive, which aims to spotlight the Taiwanese-American community's … No tags for this post.

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Racism in Hollywood is not just a black and white issue
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Systemic injustice, whether about race, gender or any other division of at-risk minority groups, is real. More than any other minority groups, blacks in America are particularly and severely targeted but this does not give them the right to monopolize … No tags for this post.

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'Tired of it being cool to bash Asians:' Jeremy Lin
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TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese-American National Basketball Association (NBA) player Jeremy Lin (???) took to Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday, expressing outrage at a stereotypical joke aimed at Asian people made at the Oscars. "Seriously though … No tags for this post.

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Brevard Symphony Orchestra Presents Scottish Spring Feb 12th
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Recipient of the prestigious 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Taiwanese-American violinist Paul Huang is already recognized for his intensely expressive music making, distinctive sound, and effortless virtuosity. Following his Kennedy Center debut, The … No tags for this post.

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Surprise leaders confident of staying on top at HSBC Women's Champions
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For now, Lee's closest competitor is Taiwanese-American Kung, who is actually relishing the blustery conditions. "It's awesome (and) hopefully I can keep it up there till Sunday," said the 34-year-old, whose last victory on the LPGA Tour was back in 2008. No tags for this post.

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28 Must-See Films in Outfest Fusion
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Danny, a Taiwanese-American man, longs to have a baby with his American partner Tate, but their attempts at surrogacy are complicated by Danny's meddling mom, who wants to control every aspect of the process — all the way from Taipei. From legendary … No tags for this post.

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Paul Huang to Perform with the BSO, 3/12
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The concert titled "Scottish Spring" will feature fast-rising violinist Paul Huang on Max Bruch's "Scottish Fantasy." Mr. Huang, a Taiwanese-American phenome, received an Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2015 and will make his subscription debut with the … No tags for this post.

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Oscars Kid Unfazed by Asian Joke, Mom Not So Much
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The joke caused all kinds of backlash, including from Taiwanese-American actress Constance Wu and NBA player Jeremy Lin, who tweeted, "Seriously though, when is this going to change?!? Tired of it being 'cool' and 'ok' to bash Asians." Estie's mom … No tags for this post.

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Tradition and Innovation in America's Taiwanese Cooking
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Taiwanese-American chefs are also pushing the boundaries of the cuisine in incredibly compelling ways. Maketto's Bruner-Yang made his name in D.C. with his first restaurant, Toki Underground, where he serves a variation on Taiwanese ramen using … No tags for this post.

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