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Ankita v. Chipkali
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Growing up visiting India, I’ve developed several opinions on things I like and dislike about South Asia. Many of these thoughts on topics ranging from religious, cultural, political and otherwise,[…] The post Ankita v. Chipkali appeared first on The Aerogram.

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Why I Didn’t See Hobbs And Shaw In The Theaters…Yes It’s Mostly Because Of Han…
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I can’t help but say to myself over and over that I want films with POC and members of the APIA community to do well. I feel like if I said “Well – who really cares” that would go against everything I stand for…however, it doesn’t always mean that I’ll actually go see the film…because […]

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New Books: Asian American History and Achievement
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As the spring semester gets underway at many colleges and universities around the country, that means that new groups of students get their first introduction to Asian American Studies. With that in mind, these recently-published books provide some more details and sociological context about the history and contemporary dynamics of the Asian American community. The […]

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Sikh Uber driver strangled in hate crime attack
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"This assault is being investigated as a bias incident." Photo: Sikh CoalitionLast week in Washington state, an Uber passenger was arrested for strangling his Sikh American driver during a ride. The attack is reportedly being investigated as a possible hate crime. Hate crime charges ‘pending’ after reported strangulation of Bellingham Uber driver 22-year-old Grifin Levi […]

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‘Float’ is the first Pixar film to feature Filipino Americans
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Bobby Rubio's personal animated short premieres on Disney+. I won't lie: I stayed up late to watch The Mandalorian on Monday night, as soon as the new Disney+ streaming service went fully operational. I'm a Star Wars geek and I could wait no longer. With that out of the way — it was great — […]

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So These 2 White Guys From MN Created A Vietnamese Heroine?
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While I’m late coming to the book release party for “SHOOT THE BASTARDS” – because apparently that happened this summer in June… Here’s the setup from the article down at twincities.com When her good friend goes missing in South Africa while exploring rhino-horn poaching and international smuggling, Crys gets an assignment from National Geographic to […]

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Micropixie’s Otherworldly 3rd Album Takes Listeners to ‘Dark Sight of the Moon’
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Alter egos are nothing new in the world of music — think Beyoncé’s alternate persona Sasha Fierce, or Garth Brooks’ rocker alter ego, Chris Gaines. And while all these alter[…] The post Micropixie’s Otherworldly 3rd Album Takes Listeners to ‘Dark Sight of the Moon’ appeared first on The Aerogram.

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In Memory of Muhammad Ali
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This past Friday, June 3 2016, Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74. More than being regarded as the greatest boxers ever, Muhammad Ali is remembered as one of the most significant, famous, and celebrated athletes of all time. His legacy transcends his accomplishments inside the boxing ring and also encompasses his tradition […]

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Chris Rock at the Oscars:  An Asian American Mother’s Critique
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By now, you’ve heard of the controversy surrounding how all the acting nominees at the 2016 Academy Awards were entirely White, with no actor of color nominated. And you probably saw host Chris Rock’s take on the situation throughout the Oscars awards ceremony. And hopefully you saw the skit in which three Asian American children […]

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