Things to Know From Angry Asian America
Hundreds Gather To Support Boston’s Chinatown Amid Coronavirus Fears
On Saturday, nearly 400 people gathered for a community-organized “dim sum brunch” at the China Pearl restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown in an effort to allay fears about the coronavirus.
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NYC Taxis Are Avoiding Chinese Passengers Over Coronavirus Fears
In New York City, cabbies and ride-share drivers are reportedly discriminating against customers over fears of the Coronavirus, refusing Chinese passengers and avoiding driving to Chinese areas of the cities.
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Rest in Peace, Kellye Nakahara Wallett
Kellye Nakahara Wallett, a film and television actress best known for playing Lt. Nurse Kellye Yamato on 11 seasons of the classic series M-A-S-H, died Sunday after a brief battle with cancer. She was 72.
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2020 Seattle Asian American Film Festival
Heads up, Seattle cinephiles. The 2020 Seattle Asian American Film Festival is going down this week, February 20 to 23. Showcasing feature-length and short format films by and about Asian Americans across North America, SAAFF is the only film festival in Seattle to provide a space for Asian American voices, perspectives and histories by screening independent films that reflect the diversity and richness of the city’s Asian American community. For more info, go here.
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