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15 Novels By Asian American Authors That Everyone Should Read
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Not just The Woman Warrior or Joy Luck Club. View Entire Post ›

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Two Older Asian American Women Waiting At A Bus Stop Were Stabbed By A Stranger
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The stabbing was one of at least four unprovoked attacks on Asian people in several cities this week. View Entire Post ›

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Asian American Commercial Watch:  A CODA Story
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I first saw this commercial during the 2021 Academy Awards, which seems entirely appropriate given the increased visibility of Asian American’s during the year’s awards.  Tony Lee, a lead design at Google Brand Studios, talks about his experiences growing up and as a CODA – a child of deaf adults and the importance of communications […]

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"We Belong ’21" by Magnetic North & Taiyo Na (feat. Ann One)
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"…but we're still here; And we're going strong; And we're getting tired of proving we belong." I'm proud to share "We Belong '21," the new track from Magnetic North & Taiyo Na, featuring Ann One. Back in 2010, Magnetic North & Taiyo Na's "We Belong" was a rallying cry for humanity and belonging amidst the […]

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Asian Rapper DESTROYS Model Minority Myth
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I saw this rap on Facebook recently and was shocked that this was published last July 2020 and had not gone viral (as I last saw it had less than 1,200 views). ‘Matt R. Fact‘ does a brilliant job of summarizing Asian Americans’ history of suffering discrimination and the origins and perpetuation of the ‘Model […]

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They Call Us Bruce 125: They Call Us Vincent Chin
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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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San Jose to Add Delano Manong Park, named for Filipino American Farm Works
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The City of San Jose is adding a new park called Delano Manongs Park, honoring the Delano Manong farm workers, key players in the founding of the United Farm workers and the Delano Grape strike.  According to this City of San Jose presentation, the park will include a children’s playground, a gathering plaza, an open […]

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Asian Americans raise Visibility at the 2021 Academy Awards
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Asian Americans became increasingly visible at the 2021 Academy awards, with Chloe Zhao getting Best Director and winning Best Picture for Nomadland.  Youn Yuh-jung won best supporting actress for her role in Minari.  H.E.R. won an award for best song “Fight for You” from Judas and the Black Messiah.  Steven Yeun was a presenter and […]

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They Call Us Bruce 124: They Call Us Kelly Marie Tran
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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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Senate Passes COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act by 94-1 Margin
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The United States Senate passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which would improve data collection of hate crimes associated with COVID-19 and expand public awareness of those crimes, in a rare bipartisan vote of 94-1.  The bill was sponsored by Hawaiian Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI). Approved amendments to the original bill include the “Jabara-Heyer NO HATE […]

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