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They Call Us Bruce 116: They Call Us Asian in New Zealand
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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 hos an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America, with a strong focus […]

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All The Asians On Star Trek – 10: Away Mission with Andrew Phung
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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 10, we embark on another Away Mission, in which we invite fellow Asian American fans of Star Trek to do a deep […]

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Kim Ng Hired as General Manager of Miami Marlins
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. The Miami Marlins Make History with Hiring of Kim Ng as General ManagerThe Miami Marlins announced they hired Kim Ng to oversee baseball operations. She is now the highest-ranking woman in baseball operations among the Major League’s 30 teams and is believed to be the first […]

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Hate Crimes Have Risen to Highest Level in More Than a Decade
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Hate Crimes in U.S. Rose to Highest Level in More Than a Decade in 2019Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released its annual hate crime statistics report for 2019. According to the report, hate crimes in the United States rose to their highest level in more than a decade last year, while more murders motivated […]

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Charles Yu Wins National Book Award for ‘Interior Chinatown’
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Charles Yu Wins National Book Award for ‘Interior Chinatown’Congratulations to Charles Yu, who won the National Book Award for fiction on Wednesday for his mind-bending satire, Interior Chinatown, a sendup of Hollywood and Asian-American stereotypes. The novel, written in the form of a screenplay, features an aspiring actor named Willis Wu who confronts casual racism […]

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25-year-old Alex Lee is California’s youngest, 1st Openly Bisexual State Legislator
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 While going through the local election results last week, I was surprised to learn of Alex Lee: “History was made Tuesday in Santa Clara County where South Bay voters elected the youngest state legislator in eight decades. Democrat Alex Lee, 25, won the 25th District Assembly race and will also become California’s first openly […]

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Kamala Harris Elected as the First Asian American US Vice President
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Saturday morning, the press, after the latest batch of ballots were counted in Pennsylvania, called the presidential election for Joe Biden. By doing that, Americans made history by also electing the first woman and Asian American Vice President, Kamala Harris: “Yet what also distinguished her was her personal biography: The daughter of a Jamaican father […]

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Tea Shop Owner Pepper Sprayed in Hate Crime Attack
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Suspect Yells ‘China’ and ‘COVID’ in Pepper Spray AttackIn Washington DC, police are investigating a suspected hate crime assault at a Dupont Circle tea shop, where a man pepper sprayed the owner after yelling “China” and “COVID-19.” Surveillance video shows the suspect entering Valley Brook Tea […]

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