Things to Know From Angry Asian America
U.S. Funding Reintegration Program for Laotian and Hmong Refugees
Laotian and Hmong refugees are preparing to face a possible increase in deportations, in part because the U.S. government is funding a reintegration program to help Laos accept nationals with final orders of removal.
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Larry Itliong and the Great Delano Grape Strike
At 15, Larry Itliong came to America with a dream. His plans changed when he learned the truth about his new home. In 1965, he led Filipino farmworkers in a historic fight for their rights. Episode 12 of Long Distance tells the story of the influential labor leader and the Delano Grape Strike.
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The Green Knight
Oh damn. Check out the teaser trailer for The Green Knight, a new cinematic twist on the Arthurian legend — starring Dev Patel. The medieval fantasy adventures tells the story of Sir Gawain, King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Dev’s got a sword. Dev’s on a quest. And I am here for it.
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Netflix to Serve Documentary Series on Naomi Osaka
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka is set as the subject of a Netflix documentary series. The series will cover Osaka’s pivotal year, from the US Open in August last year, on tour as Osaka plays in each of this year’s Grand Slam tournaments, and prepares for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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