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Google Doodle Celebrates Olympic Diver Vicki Manalo Draves
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And Other Things to Know from Angry Asian America. Celebrating Vicki DravesToday’s Google Doodle celebrates Filipino American diver and coach Victoria “Vicki” Draves, the first Asian American woman to win an Olympic medal. On this day in 1948, Draves won the gold medal in the women’s 3-meter springboard event at the London Summer Olympics. * […]

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‘Mulan’ is Skipping Theaters and Going Straight to Disney Plus
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. ‘Mulan’ to Premiere on Disney Plus After months of delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the live-action Mulan is finally getting a release next month, bypassing theaters altogether and going straight to Disney Plus. Mulan will debut September 4 on the streaming service, but it’ll cost […]

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LA PCG Participates in Virtual Memorial Mass and Tribute for Nanay Fedelina Lugasan
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They Call Us Bruce 104: They Call Us Lucky Grandma
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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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PhilConGen Supports Cancer Research; Celebrates Filipinos’ Resilient Spirit
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Indiana University Apologizes for Banning Japanese American Students During World War II
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. President McRobbie addresses IU’s WWII-era Japanese American student banThis week, Indiana University formally apologized for a World War II-era policy banning admission of Japanese American students between 1942 and 1945. The official apology, issued in a letter from President Michael McRobbie, follows several years of advocacy […]

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SPECIAL ADVISORY: WHO CAN TRAVEL TO THE PHILIPPINES? (AS OF 27 JULY 2020)
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COVID-19’s Disproportional Impact on Asian American Employment
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A recent report published by UCLA finds that Asian Americans workers have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.   As shown above in the graph above, Asian American unemployment rates and jobless rates were at one point lower than that of whites, but have climbed above those of whites during the pandemic.  The situation is pretty bad […]

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Bus Driver Assaulted After Asking Passengers to Wear Masks
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Baseball Bat Attacker First Accused Asian Muni Driver of Being COVID-19 PositiveLast week in San Francisco, when a bus operator asked three passengers to wear masks aboard the bus, one of the men spat at the driver — who is Asian — called him racial slurs […]

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89-Year-Old Woman Set On Fire in Brooklyn Assault
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. 89-Year-Old Woman Slapped In Face, Set On Fire In BrooklynWhat is wrong with people? In New York, police are looking for two men accused of slapping an 89-year-old Asian woman and setting her shirt on fire. The incident happened on July 14 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Police […]

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