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Andrew Yang Announces Merger with Two Other Political Parties to re-establish the Forward Party
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Feeling great about the announcement – let’s go!! pic.twitter.com/UT8nfbCH2U — Andrew Yang (@AndrewYang) July 28, 2022 On Wednesday, July 27th, Forward Party founder Andrew Yang announced something interesting – the merger of three third party political parties into one, under the brand of the Forward Party: “Today, I have some incredibly exciting news: The Forward […]

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Public Service Announcement:  Asian American Gothic
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This public service announcement, created by director Brian G. Cheung and production company Only Today puts expresses a simple message: Asian Americans are Americans. This is in response to the ongoing trend of anti-Asian attacks, and in particular to the attack on a man and his 5 year old daughter in Portland Oregon. The daughter […]

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Asian American Medical Hazard:  Pulse Oximeter Readings
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Reuters, NPR, and other news outlets report that  African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians receive less supplemental oxygen when hospitalized because of a problem with a common medical instrument, the pulse oximeter. This instrument clips onto a finger, as shown in the picture to the left, and uses light to measure the amount of oxygen in […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch: ConEdison
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If you live in the NYC and Westchester area, you might come across this Con Edison television commercial: Con Edison is tripling our investments in energy efficiency programs for the businesses and homes that power New York. From swapping out appliances to cleaner heating and cooling, making a simple switch has an effect on your […]

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Ms Marvel Episode 6 Review:  No Normal (Major Spoilers)
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Ms Marvel wrapped up its initial season with it’s finale, episode six titled No Normal. Here is my final episode and season review. Overall I loved the series but thought that the finale was a mixed bag.  Major spoilers below. As with the previous episodes, I thought that the family scenes were the best parts. […]

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Ms Marvel Episode 4 Review:  Seeing Red (Major Spoilers)
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Even as Ms Marvel has passed the half way point, I am still finding the series to be intriguing. While it wasn’t perfect, I really enjoyed Episode 4, titled Seeing Red, especially from an Asian American point of view (more on that below).  Some major spoilers after the jump. After being called to Karachi in […]

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Ms Marvel Episode 2 Review:  Crushed (Minor Spoilers)
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I watched the second episode of Ms. Marvel along with the Wife and Number Two Son, and I liked it even better than the first!  The Wife and Number Two Son were initially skeptical whether they should watch it, but now, the Wife is anxious to see the next episode and Number Two son, while […]

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“38 At the Garden” – A Community Conversation with Jeremy Lin
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Ten years after Linsanity, Frank Chi has created 38 At the Garden. The title is a reference to NBA basketball player Jeremy Lin scoring 38 points against Kobe Bryant’s LA Lakers. The upcoming documentary, which will be premiering this June 12th at the Tribeca Film Festival, conveys what Jeremy Lin and Linsanity meant to Asian […]

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US Memorial Day:  Commemorating John Douangdara and his Navy Memorial Statue
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As a Navy veteran, one thing my father wanted to do is to see his name in the register of Navy veterans in the US Navy Memorial in Washington DC.  When the Wife and I finally took him there, I was surprised to see a bronze statue of an Asian American displayed prominently.  The statue […]

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