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They Call Us Bruce – Episode 83: They Call Us Thankful
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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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Wat Misaka, first nonwhite player in the NBA, dies at 95
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Japanese American point guard debuted with the New York Knicks in 1947. Wat Misaka, the pioneering Japanese American athlete who became the first person of color to play in modern professional basketball, died Wednesday in Salt Lake City. He was 95. Wat Misaka, First Nonwhite in Modern Pro Basketball, Dies at 95 Misaka, the son […]

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This Artificial Kidney Eliminates The Need For Kidney Dialysis
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World’s first artificial kidney has been developed by scientists and it could end the need for kidney dialysis with zero rejection rate. Asian Americans are mostly affected by some kind of kidney failure.

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Jenny Han talks rom com representation on ‘The Daily Show’
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‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ author explains why she put her foot down on casting the film’s lead. Since its release on Netflix last month, it’s safe to say that To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, the teen romantic comedy based on the young adult novel of the same name, has become […]

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Bo Thao-Urabe nominated to President’s AAPI Commission
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 2, 2015) — President Barack Obama on Friday announced his intent to nominate Bo Thao-Urabe to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, according to the White House Office of the Press …

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Artesia’s Diversity Festival Offers Fun, Color, and Variety for Visitors
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Cultural diversity not only makes America strong; it makes America fun, colorful, and gives it character. Celebrate American strength and character in the spirit of fun at the colorful International Street Fair & Diversity Festival in Artesia, Calif. on October 3. Artesia will be closing down a portion of its downtown on Pioneer Blvd. Between […]

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New Bay City Seafood Market in Southern California
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Looking for a new seafood market shopping experience in Southern California?  Check out Bay City Seafood Market – they had its opening on August 23, 2015. The new supermarket is owned by Jack K. an immigrant from Thailand who operated very popular Thai restaurants in Rowland Heights.  He spent 3 months renovating the market from […]

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Asian American Action Day 2013
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Check out our biggest annual advocacy day in the state!

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What Do You Think About An Asian American Course At PSU?
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These videos are part of my Soc197a; Intro to Asian American Studies. I took interviews of random people at the HUB at Penn State on January 31. The topic is…

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