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Marvel Studios’ Official Teaser: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
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Marvel Studios recently released their official “teaser” on their upcoming film, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” – in theaters September 3, 2021. For the Asian American community, I have to imagine this is our ‘Black Panther’ moment (a great film in my opinion and a gigantic blockbuster). Although I was a big Marvel […]

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From Across the Counter – A Choreography raising funds for Feeding America
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With so much negative news about attacks on Asian Americans, to see this dance video choreographed and performed by Fuschia Dance as a fund raiser run by Virtual Arts for Humanity for Feeding America was a refreshing change of pace.  I loved the fusion of Indian dance and Western music and its theme of connecting […]

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They Call Us Bruce 123: They Call Us Raya and the Last Dragon
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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 American Women Are Buying Self-Defense Weapons Because They Fear Racist Attacks
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“Carrying my defense weapon gives me peace of mind, but it is also a sad reminder of my vulnerability as an Asian woman.” View Entire Post ›

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The Stories of our Elders:  Lola’s Sacrifices and Life Lessons
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photo credit: Kenneth Tan With our Asian American elders under attack, we should remember that one way to honor them is to preserve their stories. One really convenient and great way to do that is through StoryCorps, which provides apps to record their stories and a mechanism to share them online.  Some of the more […]

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They Call Us Bruce 122: They Call Us Rep. Grace Meng
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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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TurboVax creator Huge Ma honored by New York officials and Andrew Yang
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TurboVax is a web site and twitter feed that helps New Yorkers simply and easily find and register for COVID-19 vaccinations.  New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang and Congressman Ritchie Torres honored TurboVax’s creator, Huge Ma, for his work to make it easy for thousands of New Yorkers to get COVID-19 vaccinations.  Before TurboVax, […]

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From Atlanta: Voices From The Community
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Here’s an excerpt from a story I did for AsAmNews while down in Atlanta. The next day I travel up north towards Acworth, where Young’s Asian Massage is located.  I get this feeling in my stomach the farther we drive out of the city.  Even though I understand where I am on the map, how […]

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