6.12.2016

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Asian Americans React to the Devastating Orlando Nightclub Shooting: Early Sunday morning, America experienced the worst mass shooting in its history at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. YOMYOMF has compiled reactions to massacre from Asian Americans on Twitter.

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7 Reasons Why We Need An Asian-Latino AllianceAs the nation approaches another important election cycle, here are seven reasons why we need to renew Asian-Latino solidarity.

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For LAPD cops, walking the Koreatown beat filled with mystery, confusion, cultural minefields: The LAPD get a few lessons in cultural competency thanks to a volunteer group of Korean Americans and L.A.'s Korean Cultural Center, who came together to demystify Koreans and their singularities.

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China in the American Imagination: A Survey of Ephemera: From Pearl Buck's The Good Earth to the FBI files of HT Tsiang, author Hua Hsu chronicles the inspiration for his new book A Floating Chinaman.

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Bruce Lee Once Said He Thought Muhammad Ali Would "Kill" Him in a Fight: According to legend, Bruce Lee once said he believed that he could never win a fight against the late legendary fighter Muhammad Ali.

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Alan Yang, Kenya Barris on TV's Diversity Boom, the Upside of Awards: Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC's Black-ish and Alan Yang, co-creator of Master of None talk about their recent Peabody Award wins, TV's diversity boom, and why it's a great time to be working in comedy.

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The Director Who Wants To Show You Who Asian-Americans Really Are: For the past decade, Jon M. Chu has directed a slew of major studio films. Now he plans to use his power to correct Hollywood's problems with Asian-American representation, beginning with Now You See Me 2 and next, with Crazy Rich Asians.

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Viola Davis, Constance Wu and 9 Other Actresses on Their Most Challenging Moments and Unexpected Milestones: The Hollywood Reporter spoke with 11 lead and supporting Emmy contenders -- including Fresh Off The Boat's Constance Wu -- about the scenes, arcs and growing pains that have challenged them.


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