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They Call Us Bruce 104: They Call Us Lucky Grandma
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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. (Almost) 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 […]

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Indiana University Apologizes for Banning Japanese American Students During World War II
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. President McRobbie addresses IU’s WWII-era Japanese American student banThis week, Indiana University formally apologized for a World War II-era policy banning admission of Japanese American students between 1942 and 1945. The official apology, issued in a letter from President Michael McRobbie, follows several years of advocacy […]

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COVID-19’s Disproportional Impact on Asian American Employment
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A recent report published by UCLA finds that Asian Americans workers have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.   As shown above in the graph above, Asian American unemployment rates and jobless rates were at one point lower than that of whites, but have climbed above those of whites during the pandemic.  The situation is pretty bad […]

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Bus Driver Assaulted After Asking Passengers to Wear Masks
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Baseball Bat Attacker First Accused Asian Muni Driver of Being COVID-19 PositiveLast week in San Francisco, when a bus operator asked three passengers to wear masks aboard the bus, one of the men spat at the driver — who is Asian — called him racial slurs […]

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89-Year-Old Woman Set On Fire in Brooklyn Assault
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. 89-Year-Old Woman Slapped In Face, Set On Fire In BrooklynWhat is wrong with people? In New York, police are looking for two men accused of slapping an 89-year-old Asian woman and setting her shirt on fire. The incident happened on July 14 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Police […]

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New Book: Asian Americans and the Glass Ceiling in Corporate America
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In my ongoing series of interviews with Asian American scholars that highlight new books and research that examine diverse aspects related to Asian and Asian American experiences, I am very happy to present an interview with my fellow sociologist, Margaret Chin, Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center and Hunter College, City College of New […]

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Suspect Charged with Hate Crime For Running Over Sikh Man
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. DA Charges Suspect With Bias-Motivated Crime After Attack On Sikh ManNearly three months after Lakhwant Singh was brutally assaulted in Lakewood, Colorado, the district attorney has finally decided to add a hate crime charge against his assailant. Eric Breemen verbally accosted Mr. Singh and his wife […]

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They Call Us Bruce 103: They Call Us Becoming Less Racist
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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. (Almost) 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 […]

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