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New Jersey Teen Arrested in Coronavirus-Related Hate Crime
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Girl Charged with Making Racial Slurs, Punching Asian WomanIn Edison, New Jersey, a teen girl has been arrested in the coronavirus-related hate crime attack on a 55-year-old Asian woman. According to police, the girl and a group of others surrounded the victim and yelled racial slurs […]

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Asian American Movies to Watch during the Coronavirus Lockdown
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Northwest Asian Weekly suggested these “Asian American-y” movies to watch during the lockdown.  Author Stacy Nguyen says that some of them are good and some aren’t so good, but she got something out of them and put them into her list.  I tried out one of those on her list that I had not seen […]

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Gary Locke is Not a Chinese Official. Like Trump Gives a Shit.
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. New Trump Ad Suggests a Campaign Strategy Amid Crisis: Xenophobia Right out of the racist playbook, right on time. Donald Trump has kicked off his general election advertising campaign with a xenophobic attack ad, calling Joe Biden soft on China and falsely suggesting that Gary Locke, […]

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They Call Us Bruce – Episode 95: They Call Us COVID-19 Survivor
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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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Bay Area Town Hall on Coronavirus and Hate
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You might think that a heavily Asian American area like the San Francisco Bay Area would be immune to coronavirus related racial harassment, but these days, the large Asian American population means a lot more targets to hate.  KGO, a local Bay Area TV station, has aired a special town hall called “Race and Coronavirus: […]

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COVID-19 CONVOS #2: Rising Above Bullying and Hate
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Presented by Act To Change, Streaming Friday, April 17 at 1:00pm ET With more than 100 cases of Coronavirus-related discrimination being reported on a daily basis, the need for the Asian American community to fight back against anti-Asian racism is now stronger than ever. The lack of Asian American inclusion in mainstream media and school […]

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Getting the American Dirt on the Tiger Mother
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Check out my colleague (and wife) Miliann Kang’s post titled “Getting the American Dirt on the Tiger Mother – or What Asian Americans Can Learn From Latinx Writers about Challenging Misrepresentation” at Tropics of Meta in which she relates the recent controversy about the novel American Dirt to the Tiger Mother episode involving Amy Chua […]

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The Darkness Has Not Overcome It:  Jeremy Lin on the Coronavirus, Hate, and What he is Doing about It
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When I saw an e-mail called titled “The Darkness Has Not Overcome It” this morning, I thought to myself, “some Players Tribune article, maybe I’ll read it later.”  I was surprised when I did read it later after seeing some news about Jeremy Lin and the coronavirus and wanting to confirm where that news came […]

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