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They Call Us Bruce 107: They Call Us Mulan
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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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Syracuse University Professor Refers to "Chinese Communist Party Virus" in Course Syllabus
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. SU places professor on leave after syllabus calls COVID-19 ‘Wuhan flu’At Syracuse University, a professor has been placed on leave or using derogatory racist language in a course syllabus. The announcement comes after social media posts circulated a course syllabus appearing to belong to chemistry professor […]

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All The Asians On Star Trek – Episode 03: Grace Lynn Kung
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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 actress Grace Lynn Kung. She guest starred on Star Trek: Discovery as "Psycho" — that's the actual credit […]

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All The Asians On Star Trek – Episode 02: Reggie Lee
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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 2, we talk to actor Reggie Lee. He appeared in the 2009 Star Trek movie reboot as "Test Administrator." But he's probably […]

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They Call Us Bruce 106: They Call Us USPS
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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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The First US Television series featuring an Asian American Actor is Lost and Probably Gone Forever
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The blog title above might make you wonder if something happened to Fresh off the Boat.  Perhaps if you were older or well versed in pop culture, you might wonder if something happened to copies of All American Girl (1994), Mr. T and Tina (1976) or even The Green Hornet (1966).   August 27, 2020 […]

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New Book: Chinese Workers, Freed Blacks, and the Racial Dynamics of Post-Civil War U.S. Society
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In my ongoing series of interviews with Asian American scholars and their recently-published books and research that examine diverse aspects related to Asian and Asian American experiences, I am very happy to present an interview with my UMass Amherst colleague, Caroline Yang, Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.   Caroline’s new […]

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California Asian Americans divided on Proposition 16, which would reestablish Affirmative Action in California
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(source: Ballotpedia) On November 3, 2020, one of the ballot measures that Californians will vote on is Proposition 16, which would reestablish the use of race in public education, employment, and contracts. The use of race in these areas was prohibited in 1996 with a previous ballot measure, Proposition 209.  As you might expect, the […]

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