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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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That Sam’s Club Stabbing Was Indeed a Hate Crime
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Stabbing of Asian American Family Was a Virus-Fueled Hate CrimeConfirming what everybody pretty much suspected when this attack was reported last month, the vicious stabbing of an Asian American family — including a 2-year-old girl –at a Sam’s Club in Texas earlier this month has been […]

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She Was Taking Out the Trash. A Man Threw Acid On Her.
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Asian Woman Suffers Burns in Acid AttackIn Brooklyn, an Asian woman suffered severe burns across her body when someone sneaked up on her outside her home and splashed her with a caustic substance. The attack took place on Sunday night in the Sunset Park neighborhood. Surveillance […]

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Andrew Yang Wants You to Show Your "American-ness"
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Andrew Yang Says Asians Need To Show ‘American-ness’ To Avoid RacismIn a Washington Post op-ed published Wednesday, former presidential candidate Andrew Yang attempted to address the increasing incidents of harassment and racism against Asians amid the coronavirus pandemic, encouraging Asian Americans to “embrace and show our […]

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Do Not Call This "Our Pearl Harbor" or "9/11 Moment"
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Surgeon General Warns of ‘Our Pearl Harbor Moment’Forecasting the nation’s struggle with COVID-19, the Surgeon General issued grave warnings to the American public, saying the coming week — when the outbreak is expected to reach its peak in places like New York — will be “our […]

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So Much for Racial Progress and Greater Acceptance
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Do you remember 2018? If not, let me jog your memory. That summer, the movie Crazy Rich Asians exploded onto into the cultural scene all around the world. As my colleague (and wife) Miliann Kang and I wrote in our review of the book and movie: This is a potential game changer, as the mainstream […]

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They Call Us Bruce – Episode 94: They Call Us Alan Yang
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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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