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"What we saw… was not a protest, it was an attempted coup"
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Speaks Out Against Trump DemonstratorsU.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth spoke out against President Donald Trump and the demonstrators that forced their way into the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday: “What we saw today was not a protest, it was an attempted coup. I refuse […]

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"What else could I do?"
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New Jersey Congressman Andy Kim Helps Clean Up Capitol. Literally.Late at night, after a pro-Trump mob stormed and ransacked the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, New Jersey Rep. Andy Kim was photographed in the rotunda, crouching on his hands and knees over the debris the crowd had left behind. He was picking up the trash. “When […]

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Post Archives: When White People Go Bad: The Sandra Bullock ‘Adopted Child’ Edition
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  This article was originally written for the YOMYOMF blog which was closed approximately two years ago and is being re-posted here for archival purposes. 05/10/2018 Dear B.S., I get it. You’re a movie star, a producer, a Hollywood elite. You won an Academy Award for Best Actress. You’re coming out with a new film Ocean’s […]

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In Praise of Spam: Prose, a Play, and a Poem
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Spam, Eggs, and Rice. That was a familiar and comforting meal when I was a kid, and I still feel that way today. While Spam has been condemned as the epitomy of unhealthy processed food, I recently learned about an article, a play, and a poem singing its praises.  What has Spam done to earn […]

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Three Women Accused Of Whitewashing Mahjong Said They're Sorry For Not Paying Homage To Its Chinese Origins
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What began as criticism has now prompted Asian Americans to share stories and images of their family and community playing mahjong together. View Entire Post ›

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Congresswoman Wears Hanbok at Swearing-In Ceremony
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Marilyn Strickland Makes HistoryCongresswoman Marilyn Strickland made history on Sunday, becoming the first Korean American woman elected to congress and the first African-American woman to represent Washington State at a federal level. Strickland was elected to represent Washington’s 10th congressional district. Strickland also was the first woman to wear a Hanbok during the ceremony. “Today, […]

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Three White Women Made a Mahjong Line Nobody Asked For
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Dallas company apologizes after criticism for redesigning mahjong tilesIt seems that white people, not content with bottling bad kimchee and crappy pad thai, are exploring new dimensions in cultural appropriation. The latest Asian shit stolen and made “new”: mahjong, courtesy of three white ladies, who have given the game a “respectful refresh” that absolutely nobody […]

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Post Archives: Steven Yeun, Sorry To Bother You, And Being Hot. Kiss Me Cause I’m Steven Yeun Hot.
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  This article was originally written for the YOMYOMF blog which was closed approximately two years ago and is being re-posted here for archival purposes. 07/29/2018 This weekend I chucked the baby in the corner with some chả giò and a box of Jarts, took K-Wife by the hand, and went to see the Boots […]

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