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Dat Week in Review (April 2-8)
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Our favorite sports stories and ephemera from the past week. Shohei Ohtani is doing that thing: Shohei Ohtani has moreContinue Reading No tags for this post.

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Trump Administration Backs Asian American Students In Lawsuit At Harvard?
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Honestly, I’m not sure what to think about this, or what it could mean ultimately for anyone (because don’t you think just a little bit that there could be something else behind this?) – but I’ll at least throw it out there for the sake of news: The Trump administration threw its weight Friday behind […]

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Random News To Read: Asian American Monuments, Jenny Yang, And Sex Selection
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From my news readers to yours: Asian-Americans, a Sleeping Political Giant In the last midterm election, in 2014, the nationwide turnout for Asian-American citizens was dreadful — just 27 percent, according to the census. That’s far below the rates for whites and blacks and virtually identical to the Latino rate. In Virginia, however, turnout has […]

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TV Shows + South Asian American Representation
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But while several South Asian-American actors have been cast to play sidekicks on this year’s crop of pilots—and even more of them are playing doctors, another stereotype—other roles are breaking the mold. Mouzam Makkar is a lead on ABC’s The Fix, a traditional law drama from the mind of Marcia Clark. Sarayu Blue leads an […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans’s ‘Megan Is Confident’
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Buying a house and applying for a mortgage can be a complicated and intimidating process, but Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans is supposed to make the mortgage part easy: “Megan may have confidence in the courtroom, but when it comes to her mortgage, she’s in a hairy situation. Luckily for her, there’s Rocket Mortgage by […]

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On Being a Brown Asian: Expanding the Boundaries of Asian America
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By: Anisa Khalifa During my last year of university, I decided to explore beyond my close-knit group of friends and join some new clubs while I still had the opportunity. During Clubs Week, when all the clubs on campus set up booths in the common areas, one that caught my attention was the Asian Students’ […]

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Randall Park begs ABC to renew ‘Fresh Off The Boat’
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"The cast is top notch. The guy who plays the father is very handsome." Let's get real, fellow Fresh Off The Boat fans: the show is as risk of being canceled. Creatively, Fresh Off The Boat is still one of the joys of prime time television. But after wrapping its unprecedented fourth season last month […]

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I Can’t Wait To Be An Old Asian American Woman
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"I will do nothing else but sit in my favorite chair and let all my migrant muscles rest." From the icy wilds and tiny desks of Alaska… I don't know about you, but Christy NaMee Eriksen can't wait to be an old Asian American woman. The Juneau-based poet and activist gives us a gorgeous gift: […]

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Asian Americans Run for Something: Tram Nguyen |  Candidate for MA State Rep, 18th Essex District
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This year, a record number of Asian Americans are running for public office at the local, state, and national level. Reappropriate has partnered with Run for Something — a non-profit launched in 2017 to support grassroots campaigns to elect progressive candidates — to profile these progressive Asian American candidates for higher office. Check back at […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch: McDonald’s ‘Office Kleptos’
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I can’t recall having brought my lunch to work and having it taken. However, in this McDonald’s commercial, that is the premise of this commercial: “Check out the new $1 $2 $3 Dollar Menu if you have coworkers at your office stealing your lunch. Choose from McDonald’s menu items like the McChicken® for one dollar […]

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Technology for the Future
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We need to make sure our students develop the skills needed for their future and become responsible citizens of technology. In today’s increasing global economy and advance technology, we do not want to leave any students behind in the digital divide. No tags for this post.

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A Call To Action For South Asian American Millennials
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As South Asian American millennials with deep interests in politics, social justice, and activism, we have spent the past year racking our brains as to why our community lacks a[…] The post A Call To Action For South Asian American Millennials appeared first on The Aerogram. No tags for this post.

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US Census’ Proposed New Citizenship Question Will Lead to Undercounting of Asian Americans | #CensusNotCensure
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For the first time in over fifty years, the US Census is planning to ask respondents about their citizenship status. The move comes after the Department of Justice under the Trump administration requested the addition of the citizenship status citing concerns in enforcing the 1965 Voting Rights Act and preventing illegal voting. The implication here […]

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Meet the First South Asian Woman To Earn A Medical Degree In The United States
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The following piece is part of The Aerogram’s collaboration with the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA), which documents and shares the history of South Asian Americans. This month’s piece[…] The post Meet the First South Asian Woman To Earn A Medical Degree In The United States appeared first on The Aerogram. No tags for […]

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Janam Janam Lyrics – Arijit Singh | Dilwale SRK
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Janam Janam Lyrics from Dilwale – A heart-warming love song featuring Shah Rukh Khan & Kajol is composed by Pritam, written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. The song has sung by Arijit Singh and Antara Mitra.Singer No tags for this post.

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