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Kamala Harris Elected as the First Asian American US Vice President
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Saturday morning, the press, after the latest batch of ballots were counted in Pennsylvania, called the presidential election for Joe Biden. By doing that, Americans made history by also electing the first woman and Asian American Vice President, Kamala Harris: “Yet what also distinguished her was her personal biography: The daughter of a Jamaican father […]

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Tea Shop Owner Pepper Sprayed in Hate Crime Attack
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Suspect Yells ‘China’ and ‘COVID’ in Pepper Spray AttackIn Washington DC, police are investigating a suspected hate crime assault at a Dupont Circle tea shop, where a man pepper sprayed the owner after yelling “China” and “COVID-19.” Surveillance video shows the suspect entering Valley Brook Tea […]

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Record Asian American Turnout in Early Analysis of 2020 Election
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Source: TargetSmart One of the reasons why I’ve been involved in politics and civically engaged since 2004 and why I blog about such issues since 2007 in the Asian American community is because since 2007 is because I saw a lack of involvement. Traditionally, Asian Americans have had the least voting turnout of any demographic […]

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They Call Us Bruce 115: They Call Us Election 2020
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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 hos an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America, with a strong focus […]

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BIBIBOP Asian Grill giving US Veterans a free bowl on Veteran’s Day 2020
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BIBIBOP Asian Grill joins a number of restaurants giving free meals and or discounts to US Veterans on November 11, which is US Veteran’s day.  Says Henry Yonky, BIBIBOP director of marketing, on the chain’s website: This is a great opportunity for us to focus on the well-being of the men and women who focus […]

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They Call Us Bruce 114: They Call Us The Donut King
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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 hos an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America, with a strong focus […]

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Asian American Frozen Foods: Trader Joe’s Beef Pho Soup
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I was at Trader Joe’s recently and came across this new frozen offering, Trader Joe’s ‘Beef Pho Soup.’ While I’m a big fan of pho and I hope it becomes as popular as ramen, it’s not something I can easily cook at home like instant ramen.  I was pleasantly surprised to see this at Trader […]

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They Call Us Bruce 113: They Call Us Chinatown Pretty
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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 hos an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America, with a strong focus […]

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