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The Stories of our Elders:  Lola’s Sacrifices and Life Lessons
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photo credit: Kenneth Tan With our Asian American elders under attack, we should remember that one way to honor them is to preserve their stories. One really convenient and great way to do that is through StoryCorps, which provides apps to record their stories and a mechanism to share them online.  Some of the more […]

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These Asian American Women Are Buying Self-Defense Weapons To Protect Against Racist Attackers
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“Carrying my defense weapon gives me peace of mind, but it is also a sad reminder of my vulnerability as an Asian woman.” View Entire Post ›

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They Call Us Bruce 122: They Call Us Rep. Grace Meng
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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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From Atlanta: Voices From The Community
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Here’s an excerpt from a story I did for AsAmNews while down in Atlanta. The next day I travel up north towards Acworth, where Young’s Asian Massage is located.  I get this feeling in my stomach the farther we drive out of the city.  Even though I understand where I am on the map, how […]

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TurboVax creator Huge Ma honored by New York officials and Andrew Yang
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TurboVax is a web site and twitter feed that helps New Yorkers simply and easily find and register for COVID-19 vaccinations.  New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang and Congressman Ritchie Torres honored TurboVax’s creator, Huge Ma, for his work to make it easy for thousands of New Yorkers to get COVID-19 vaccinations.  Before TurboVax, […]

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THE HOTEL LOBBY – Tonight #StopAsianHate With Lisa Ling, Simu Liu, Dante Basco, Kelly Hu + More
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From the YouTube video: Ban together in solidarity and show them our community regardless of race. Official Links: https://linktr.ee/thehotellobby/​ Directed & Edited by Johnny Lee Produced by Jessica del Mundo, Gilbert Le, David Christopher Lee Featuring Lisa Ling, Simu Liu, Dante Basco, Kelly Hu, Hayden Szeto, Michael Campion, Christian Isaiah, Cade Michael, Henry Fong, KLAXX, […]

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Beautiful Portraits Show How Adoption Influences Asian American Identity
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“A lot of the adoptees I’ve talked to all grapple with our privilege and the long process it takes to finally identify as a person of color.” View Entire Post ›

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Asian American Frozen Foods: Tonkatsu Miso Ramen
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I was at Costco recently and came across Pulmuone Foods USA’s Tonkatsu Miso Ramen. It looked appealing to me for two servings for a cost of $11.99. In the San Francisco Bay Area, a single bowl of ramen at a restaurant starts around that much, so this looked like a cost effective at home alternative. […]

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Ask the DMV Column
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the California DMV is increasing the number of transactions that can be completed without a visit to a field office. The DMV has several methods to serve customers, including online self-service options, through DMV Now kiosks, or via a DMV business partner so that customers can “visit” the DMV by […]

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Grieving Asian Widow Receives “Go back to your country” Letter
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Photo courtesy of the Seal Beach Police Department After burying her husband Byong, Yong Choi received the letter that we have included in this post.  Byong and Yong Choi created successful businesses, raised four daughters, and then moved to the retirement community of Leisure World in Seal Beach, California.  While hateful acts against Asian Americans […]

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