From Homeless Single Mother to Oakland Mayor: Sheng Thao wins through Ranked Choice Voting
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In an amazing journey from being a homeless single mother living in a car, Sheng Thao was elected mayor of Oakland. The journey is even more amazing considering that in the initial count of votes, Thao was in second place.  Because no Oakland mayoral candidate won a majority of votes, instant-runoff voting, also known in […]

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Study finds that Cyberbullying of Asian American Youth increased during Pandemic
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Generating a result that should surprise no one, a study concludes that while all youths (teens 13-17) experienced increased cyberbullying compared to before the pandemic, Asian American youths endured were increasingly targeted because of their race after the pandemic started. Asian American teens saw the largest increase in cyberbullying, as well as the biggest increase […]

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Nothing Against Chris Evans But Jimmy O. Yang Got ROBBED!!!
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That I’m aware of I don’t think Chris Evans is a racist ass hat, and he’s mildly good looking, and yes, has played some good parts, and it’s not like I’m saying I’d throw him out of bed for eating cookies or anything, but I mean, you know, there is this history of People going […]

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Remembering Asian American Veterans:  Richard Hoy
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As the “Americanness” of Asian Americans is often questioned these days despite the long history of Asian Americans in the United States, Veteran’s Day is a good time to point out the contributions that Asian Americans to the country.  In this StoryCorps excerpt also featured on NPR, Richard Hoy tells how he joined the Army […]

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