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Pixar’s Turning Red to go straight to Disney+, skipping theatrical release
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COVID-19 strikes again and disrupts yet another theatrical release. Pixar’s ‘Turning Red’ is heading directly to streaming: “The animated film will be released exclusively on Disney+ in March, Disney announced Friday, becoming the third straight Pixar movie to forgo a theatrical release amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Like its predecessors Soul in 2020 and Luca in 2021, Turning Red will be available to Disney+ […]

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Man Pleads Not Criminally Responsible in Cinder Block Attack
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Darryl Doles is charged with attempted murder in anti-Asian attacks on three Baltimore businesses. In Baltimore, a man accused of attacking two Asian American woman with a cinderblock inside their liquor store is pleading not criminally responsible. 50-year-old Darryl Doles is charged with attempted murder and hate crime offenses, among a list of other charges, […]

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Ivy League Olympians Chloe Kim and Nathan Chen prepare for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
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When I read about these two Olympic athletes who are favorites for gold in the 2022 Beijing Olympics, I was struck by a number of the similarities in their lives and mental approaches.  Figure skater Nathan Chen is a favorite, having recently dominated the world championships.  Chloe Kim became a household name with her victory […]

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‘Shang-Chi’ Sequel Officially in the Works
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It’s on: a sequel to Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is officially in the works, with Destin Daniel Cretton returning to direct and write. The filmmaker has also signed an exclusive multi-year deal with Marvel Studios and Hulu’s Onyx Collective, and is reportedly in development on a new MCU series for Disney+. […]

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Advocates Push for AAPI Curriculum in New Jersey Schools
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Bill would require schools to teach students about the history and contributions of AAPIs to the U.S. In New Jersey — where Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group — a coalition of teachers, students, parents, politicians, and community members are fighting for “thoughtful and comprehensive Asian American and Pacific Islander studies into K […]

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The New Yorker Documentary: ‘Inside Andrew Yang’s Doomed Run for Mayor ‘
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Back in January 2021, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced his candidacy for mayor of New York. Yang had garnered a lot of media attention during his run, especially on his signature platform issue of Universal Basic Income (UBI). Thus, at his mayoral launch, Yang was considered the front runner due to his high […]

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Asian Homeowners Targeted by Burglars in Torrance
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Burglars posing as landscapers or gardeners appear to be targeting Asian American homeowners. A warning for folks in Torrance, California: Asian American homeowners are reportedly being targeted by burglars posing as gardeners or landscapers. Several burglaries have occurred in recent weeks in town homes in gated communities in the central and eastern areas of Torrance. […]

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‘Try Harder’ Documentary –  Theatrical Release (and limited ticket giveway) this Weekend in NY, LA & SF Bay Area
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The last Debbie Lum documentary I saw was back in 2013 at CAAMFest, ‘Single Asian Female,’ exploring the desirability of Single Asian Females (SAFs), in particular by non-Asian men and following a San Francisco Bay Area white man, Steven, who winds up going to China to find a wife. I enjoyed the documentary despite finding […]

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All The Asians On Star Trek – 21: Usman Ally
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The Podcast In Which We Interview All The Asians On Star Trek. All The Asians On Star Trek is the podcast in which we interview all the Asians on Star Trek. In Episode 21, we welcome actor Usman Ally. He is credited with the role of "U.S.S. Vengeance Officer" in the 2013 feature film Star […]

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All The Asians On Star Trek – 20: Sumalee Montano
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The Podcast In Which We Interview All The Asians On Star Trek. All The Asians On Star Trek is the podcast in which we interview all the Asians on Star Trek. In Episode 20, we welcome actress Sumalee Montano. She appeared in three episodes of Star Trek: Picard as "Marisol Asha," the mother (maybe?) of […]

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