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Anti-Asian Graffiti Found Spray-Painted Outside New Jersey Home
In New Jersey, police are investigating hate graffiti that was found spray-painted outside a Hoboken home. Surveillance camera footage showed the suspect spraying the racist message, “1 AMOR 3 CHINKS USA #1 CHINKS DIE,” on the ground near the building’s garage door on Friday night. The suspect is described as a light skin male, bald, with a medium build, wearing dark colored clothing and dark shoes.
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“The fight is always somewhere in us.”
The chashu shumai combo at Jist Cafe has been a much-needed bright spot in the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s also the best illustration of a community ethic that has rallied a small army of volunteers and social service organizations to Little Tokyo’s aid.
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Amplify: Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
In celebration of Heritage Month, Spotify has launched “Our Roots. Our Sound,” a new campaign that spotlights and celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander artists, creators, and fans by reflecting on the deeply rooted culture and groundbreaking music within the community. The campaign kicks off with the launch Amplify: Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month hub, which includes playlists featuring Asian American artists, flagship playlists from Asia, and podcasts from Asians and Asian Americans. It will be updated with new, exclusive content throughout May. Check it out here.
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Creative Sustainability Sessions: Family Meal
In case you missed it, here’s the replay from the inaugural edition of Family Meal, a virtual dinner party conversation I had with fellow podcasters Jeff Yang, Rebecca Sun, Dino-Ray Ramos and Tanzila “Taz” Ahmed.
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