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Asian American Commercial Watch: Creative Planning’s ‘Wealth-Changing Question’
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I was watching 60 Minutes recently and saw this commercial by Creative Planning: “Is your advisor giving you incomplete advice? Besides investing, there’s also taxes, insurance, estate planning, and other elements that can be stressful to organize. At Creative Planning, we provide all the expertise, all the advice you need, all in-house. Ensuring all aspects of […]

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Reporter David Louie retires after 50 years with ABC7
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If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area in the last 50 years, you probably have seen local television reporter David Louie. After working at ABC7 News for over 50 years, he will be retiring in October: After 50 and a half years in news, reporter David Louie has retired from ABC7. He joined […]

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NYC Theater Review: peerless at Primary Stages
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Sasha Diamond and Shannon Tyo in peerless at Primary Stages at 59E59. Photo by James Leynse Jiehae Park’s dark comedy peerless about the high pressure stakes of elite college admissions is now playing at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters in New York City. This twist on Macbeth features twin Asian American sisters, M and L, […]

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Margaret Cho And Lisa Ling Talked To Meghan Markle About Asian American Stereotypes — And It's One Of The Most Illuminating Conversations I've Heard All Year
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It’s so rare for these things to be talked about in such a nuanced way on a mainstream platform. View Entire Post ›

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’38 At The Garden’ Premieres October 11th on HBO Max
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Back in June, I had blogged about a community event about an upcoming documentary, ’38 At the Garden’ about Jeremy Lin’s performance against Kobe Bryant’s LA Lakers back on February 10th, 2012, its effects, and the current state of Asian hate and discrimination. The official broadcast / streaming date has been announced (October 11 on […]

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San Francisco Street Renamed ‘Vicha Ratanapakdee Way’ for 84-year-old Thai Killed
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Back in January of this year, I had attended the one year anniversary of the deadly assault against 84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee while on a walk in San Francisco. Recently, there was a ceremony to rename the street where ‘Grandpa Vicha’ used to go for walks: More than 600 days after the brutal killing of an […]

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Democratic and Republican Parties make moves to attract Asian American Voters
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Both the Republican and Democrat Parties and their partisans have been making moves to encourage Asian American to vote their way in the coming mid-term elections.  The Republican Party has reportedly invested millions in courting non-white voters, including Asian Americans through outreach centers in places such as Georgia. The Asian American Power Network has dedicated […]

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Cornell Quarterback Jameson Wang Signs NIL Deal with Degree
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Image courtesy of Cornell University When I saw Jeff’s blog post on Gonzaga Basketball Players Kayleigh and Kaylynne Truong, I knew had to write about Cornell University’s Jameson Wang, a quarterback on the Ivy League school’s football team and his NIL (name, image and likeness) deal with Degree (which was reported back in August): ““I […]

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