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PBS Documentary ‘Asian Americans’ & More Available for Online Streaming (free)
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With the rise of hate crimes against AAPIs due to the COVID-19 pandemic (exacerbated by the previous president’s “China virus” and “Kung Flu” rhetoric) and the recent mass shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, Jada Leng, PBS’s Business Strategy Director, Content and General Audience Programming, penned a recent article, “Violence Against Asian Americans,” writing: “Congress held the […]

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How to Support the Asian American Community Right Now
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On March 16, 2021, a white gunman murdered eight woman at three spa and massage businesses in the Atlanta area. Six of those killed were Asian/Asian American (text below from the New York Times): Soon C. Park: Ms. Park, 74, who worked at Gold Spa, was the oldest person killed on Tuesday. She lived in […]

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#FightItWithData #NoGasLighting
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Those are all the listings of Strip Clubs that come up in Atlanta in Google. Platinum Gentleman’s Club is literally a couple minutes away along with the others pulled up in the search. Young’s Asian Massage Parlor was 30 MINUTES AWAY. The shooter traveled far and wide to kill Asian women.

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Democrats Push New Gun Restrictions After Shootings
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Not long before the deadly Atlanta-area shootings spread fear and anger through Asian American communities nationwide, police say the attacker made a legal purchase: a 9 mm handgun.Within hours, they say, he had killed eight people, seven of them women and six of Asian…

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On Map Kong, Christian Hall, And Do We Really Need Our Hands Up To Stay Alive?
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I wrote this article for AsAmnews where I’ve been doing some more writing. Here’s an Excerpt from the article.  March 17th was 5 years to the day of map kong being killed. Around 6:15 AM on March 17, 2016 in Burnsville, MN, the police were called on a report of a suspicious man sitting in […]

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Pixar Makes “Float” and “Wind” Shorts Available to All during surge in Anti-Asian Hate
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Pixar has made two Asian American themed shorts, Float and Wind, available on YouTube and free to all.  In statement on each of the shorts, Pixar explains why they did this: Pixar Animation Studios and the SparkShorts filmmakers of {FLOAT|WIND} are in solidarity with the Asian and Asian American communities against Anti-Asian hate in all […]

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Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Condemned The “Scapegoating" Of Asian Americans After The Shooting In Atlanta
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“For the last year, we’ve had people in positions of incredible power scapegoating Asian Americans,” Vice President Kamala Harris said in Atlanta. View Entire Post ›

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Steven Yeun Makes Oscars History as First-ever Asian American Lead Actor Nominee
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It’s 2021, and it’s about damn time that an Asian American has been nominated for an Oscar for lead actor: “Steven Yeun made history Monday morning with his Oscar nomination for his performance as Jacob, a Korean father who moves his family to a rural Arkansas farm during the 1980s, in Lee Isaac Chung’s “Minari.” […]

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NBA G League Dealing Internally with Player who called Jeremy Lin “Coronavirus”
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The NBA has identified the player who Jeremy Lin said called him “coronavirus” during G-League play.  Lin, who went back to the NBA’s development league in order work  his way back into the NBA after playing for the Beijing Ducks, did not mention that individual’s name.  According to The Athletics’ Shams Charania, the League is […]

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8 Questions with Joses Wong, creator of the game Angry See Lai
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In this post, we talk with Joses Wong, creator of the board game Angry See Lai. You don’t see Asian-oriented board games every day, so we took this opportunity to ask him 8 questions. At the end of the interview, you can see a special treat he has provided for our readers. Can you give […]

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