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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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Meghan McCain on Demand for Asian American WH Representative: Should 'The View' Do the Same?
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ABC’s “The View” co-host Meghan McCain on Wednesday questioned whether one of the show’s co-hosts should leave to make room for a person with Asian descent…

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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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What’s In Your “Other” Name? Asian Americans Are Trying To Reclaim Their Native First Names And Wear Them Proudly.
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Asian Americans have long worn masks to protect ourselves and one another. View Entire Post ›

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These Photos Show The US Has A Long History Of Racism Toward Asian Americans
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Photographer Tōyō Miyatake, who was forced into a camp himself, documented the experiences of Japanese Americans during their World War II incarceration by the US government. View Entire Post ›

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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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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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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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