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They Call Us Bruce 122: They Call Us Rep. Grace Meng
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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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From Atlanta: Voices From The Community
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Here’s an excerpt from a story I did for AsAmNews while down in Atlanta. The next day I travel up north towards Acworth, where Young’s Asian Massage is located.  I get this feeling in my stomach the farther we drive out of the city.  Even though I understand where I am on the map, how […]

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TurboVax creator Huge Ma honored by New York officials and Andrew Yang
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TurboVax is a web site and twitter feed that helps New Yorkers simply and easily find and register for COVID-19 vaccinations.  New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang and Congressman Ritchie Torres honored TurboVax’s creator, Huge Ma, for his work to make it easy for thousands of New Yorkers to get COVID-19 vaccinations.  Before TurboVax, […]

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THE HOTEL LOBBY – Tonight #StopAsianHate With Lisa Ling, Simu Liu, Dante Basco, Kelly Hu + More
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From the YouTube video: Ban together in solidarity and show them our community regardless of race. Official Links: https://linktr.ee/thehotellobby/​ Directed & Edited by Johnny Lee Produced by Jessica del Mundo, Gilbert Le, David Christopher Lee Featuring Lisa Ling, Simu Liu, Dante Basco, Kelly Hu, Hayden Szeto, Michael Campion, Christian Isaiah, Cade Michael, Henry Fong, KLAXX, […]

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Beautiful Portraits Show How Adoption Influences Asian American Identity
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“A lot of the adoptees I’ve talked to all grapple with our privilege and the long process it takes to finally identify as a person of color.” View Entire Post ›

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Asian American Frozen Foods: Tonkatsu Miso Ramen
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I was at Costco recently and came across Pulmuone Foods USA’s Tonkatsu Miso Ramen. It looked appealing to me for two servings for a cost of $11.99. In the San Francisco Bay Area, a single bowl of ramen at a restaurant starts around that much, so this looked like a cost effective at home alternative. […]

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Grieving Asian Widow Receives “Go back to your country” Letter
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Photo courtesy of the Seal Beach Police Department After burying her husband Byong, Yong Choi received the letter that we have included in this post.  Byong and Yong Choi created successful businesses, raised four daughters, and then moved to the retirement community of Leisure World in Seal Beach, California.  While hateful acts against Asian Americans […]

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PBS Documentary ‘Asian Americans’ & More Available for Online Streaming (free)
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With the rise of hate crimes against AAPIs due to the COVID-19 pandemic (exacerbated by the previous president’s “China virus” and “Kung Flu” rhetoric) and the recent mass shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, Jada Leng, PBS’s Business Strategy Director, Content and General Audience Programming, penned a recent article, “Violence Against Asian Americans,” writing: “Congress held the […]

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How to Support the Asian American Community Right Now
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On March 16, 2021, a white gunman murdered eight woman at three spa and massage businesses in the Atlanta area. Six of those killed were Asian/Asian American (text below from the New York Times): Soon C. Park: Ms. Park, 74, who worked at Gold Spa, was the oldest person killed on Tuesday. She lived in […]

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#FightItWithData #NoGasLighting
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Those are all the listings of Strip Clubs that come up in Atlanta in Google. Platinum Gentleman’s Club is literally a couple minutes away along with the others pulled up in the search. Young’s Asian Massage Parlor was 30 MINUTES AWAY. The shooter traveled far and wide to kill Asian women.

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