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Jonny Kim, ex-Navy SEAL and Harvard doc, is now the first Korean American Astronaut
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I had heard of Jonny Kim and his amazing accomplishments, including his training to be an astronaut, but now it’s official: “Graduating from Harvard Medical School and being a part of the Navy SEALs must not have been enough accomplishments for Jonny Kim. The 35-year-old is now the first Korean-American to become a NASA astronaut. […]

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"Stop the Asian Invasion"? Yeah, we’re coming to get you.
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Racist car decal spotted on the streets of Alhambra, California. Well, I suppose it's convenient when racists identify themselves. Especially while driving. This decal, urging no one in particular to "STOP THE ASIAN INVASION!" was spotted on a truck last week on Valley Blvd. in Alhambra, California. That also appears to be a racist caricature […]

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An Open Letter To Trump Supporters
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Dear Trump Supporters, Listen – I understand – you feel like we just don’t hear you. You feel like we don’t understand your plight. You need jobs. You need a home. And immigrants, POC, Asian Americans – like myself – are just taking it all away. And you don’t feel like you have any power. […]

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Ajummas Are Part of a Rhythm Nation Too
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America Ajumma Bring Rhythm Nation to the Grocery StoreGrab your visor and get that perm tight. In celebration of Korean American Day — an actual thing, my friends, commemorating the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the U.S. in 1903 — the ladies of Ajumma EXP blessed unsuspecting […]

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Watch the Oscar-nominated short doc ‘In the Absence’
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America In the AbsenceThe documentary short In the Absence, directed by Yi Seung-Jun and Gary Byung-Seok Kam, documents the sinking of the South Korean passenger ferry MV Sewol in 2014. As a result of the ineptitude of the first response to the emerging situation, over three hundred people lost […]

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Are Asian American Men Still Getting The Shaft Post Crazy Rich Asians?
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I don’t want to start the all too familiar war of Asian American men versus Asian American women – but – I do have to wonder if post CRA – Asian American men – at least visually and from an artistic standpoint – aren’t getting their due. Think about all the movies coming out with […]

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This is How You Celebrate an Oscar Nomination
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'Walk, Run, Cha-Cha' nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject. The short documentary Walk, Run, Cha-Cha, directed by Laura Nix, tells the story of Chipaul and Millie Cao, who reunited in 1980s Los Angeles after being separated by the Vietnam War. Forty years later, they become ballroom dancers to reconnect again and make up for lost […]

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Militant. I’ve Been Thinking About You.
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Hey Militant, I was thinking about you last night and decided I should write you out an update. I figure while you might be seeing it all from wherever you are (and I figured you’d like that cause who knows where you ended up xD), you’re probably busy writing, getting to know the answers to […]

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