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“A Sugar and Spice Holiday”, An Asian American Christmas Movie, Premieres December 2020
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Lifetime channel is premiering “A Sugar & Spice Holiday,” which is the channel’s first movie featuring Asian American leads, in December 2020.  Tzi Ma (Mulan, The Farewell), Jacky Lai (V-Wars), and Tony Giroux (Motherland:  Fort Salem) headline this feature.   In this story, a young architect (Jacky Lai) goes back home to Maine where her parents […]

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Holy Fuckery: An Open Letter To Jennifer Carnahan – A Disgrace To Asian Americans, Asian Adoptees, Minnesota, And Probably Even Cute Little Kittens
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Dear Jennifer, I don’t even know where to start and I didn’t even want to bother with a greeting because I don’t think you deserve one, and if that sounds harsh, well good for me, because that’s what I was going for. Do you even know what you’ve done? You said: “Our Caucus does not […]

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2020 Asian American Voter Survey (AAVS) Results
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The 2020 election is coming up, and every presidential election cycle the non-profit and non-partisan group AAPI Data does their Asian American Voter Survey (AAVS).  2020 is no different, and AAPI Data released the results of their survey recently.  The two results I’m always interested in are the presidential race and the party identification. According […]

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Naomi Osaka Won in Two Amazing Ways
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Naomi Osaka Won in Two Amazing Ways: Athleticism and ActivismAs you’ve likely seen by now, Osaka packed seven masks for the US Open fortnight, one for each match she’d play if she made it to the final. She made the final. She won her second Open […]

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Boston City Councillor Michelle Wu is Running For Mayor
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu Announces Run For MayorIt’s official: Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu will run for mayor in 2021. Wu announced her candidacy Tuesday morning with a video in three languages that zeroed in on issues including public health, housing and transportation. “Now is […]

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All The Asians On Star Trek – Episode 04: Clyde Kusatsu
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The Podcast In Which We Interview All The Asians On Star Trek. All The Asians On Star Trek is the podcast in which we interview all the Asians on Star Trek. In Episode 3, we talk to veteran actor Clyde Kusatsu. He guest starred on Star Trek: The Next Generation as Vice Admiral Nakamura in […]

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They Call Us Bruce 108: They Call Us Vaccine Trials
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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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Asian Americans using the Covid-19 Lockdown to learn Family Languages
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Like a lot of millennials, the Daughter moved back in with us after college.   One surprising result of her move was that she began to pick up Tagalog.  Although she grew up in an Asian neighborhood and some her aunts and uncles live nearby or even with us, only after coming back did she began […]

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