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Parasite Makes Oscar History with Best Picture Win
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'Parasite' is the first foreign language feature to win Best Picture. If you haven't heard, Parasite was the big winner at the 92nd Academy Awards, becoming the first foreign-language movie to take home the trophy for Best Picture. The South Korean feature also won Best Director for Bong Joon Ho, Best International Film and Best […]

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Joing #AAPI2020 Twitter Town Hall, February 13
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America Next Thursday, several presidential campaigns — Mike Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders, Andrew Yang, with more to be announced — will be participating in the AAPI Decision 2020 Twitter Town Hall to discuss issues important to AAPI communities. It’s happening February 13 at 2:00pm EST. Join the conversation at #AAPI2020 […]

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She Performed at the Super Bowl. You Might Have Missed Her.
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America I Performed at the Super Bowl. You Might Have Missed Me.Christine Sun Kim performed the national anthem and “America the Beautiful” in American Sign Language at the opening of the Super Bowl on Sunday. While Demi Lovato and Yolanda Adams sang on the 50 yard line, Kim was […]

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Woman Assaulted in Coronavirus Hate Attack
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America Woman in Face Mask Allegedly Assaulted by Man Who Calls Her ‘Diseased’A woman wearing a face mask was allegedly assaulted and called “diseased” in an incident in a New York City subway that was apparently sparked by bias over the coronavirus. The New York City Police Department’s hate […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Samsung’s ‘Galaxy Note10: Mission Statement from Kevin Lin’
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I first met fellow Taiwanese American entrepreneur Kevin Lin over a decade ago when he was first working on Justin.tv before that company pivoted to become the very successful Twitch (which was acquired by Amazon for $970 million in cash.) I met him again over a decade later I think at a Taiwanese American conference […]

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‘Minari’ Takes Double Top Honors at Sundance Film Festival
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America Minari Scores Double Top Honors at the Sundance Film Festival AwardsWriter/director Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari took double top honors at the Sundance Film Festival’s annual awards ceremony on Saturday night, winning both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award in the U.S. Dramatic Competition. Based on Chung’s […]

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Finally, We’re Getting a Boba Emoji
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America At long last, there’s a bubble tea emojiThe Unicode Consortium, a non-profit that standardizes languages across digital platforms and devices, on Wednesday announced an upcoming launch of 62 new emoji in 2020, including a smiling face with tear, polar bear, seal, pickup truck, fondue, teapot, magic wand, beetle, […]

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Han Lives! Sung Kang Returns in ‘Fast & Furious 9’
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America ‘Fast & Furious 9’ Trailer: Sung Kang on Justice For HanJustice for Han! The new trailer has dropped for Fast & Furious 9, the latest installment in what is now officially being referred to as “The Fast Saga,” and holy shit, it is on. Not only has Justin […]

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Netflix “The Healing Powers of Dude”  Actress Sophie Kim
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Recently, the Netflix TV series ‘The Healing Powers of Dude” premiered: “Meet Noah, he’s an 11-year-old with social anxiety disorder starting middle school. School can be tough, but with the help of his emotional support dog, Dude, plus his friends and family, maybe it can be less scary. The Healing Powers of Dude arrives January […]

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Casting Call Seeks Actress to Play Anna May Wong
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America “Must be able to carry a tune.”I’ve been seeing this casting call passed around, looking for someone to play screen icon Anna May Wong in the upcoming Paramount Pictures film Babylon: “ANNA MAY WONG: aged 30-40’s; Chinese-American; based on the real person, Anna May is a dynamic singer/actress […]

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