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4.09.2017

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Saving Asia: A How-To Guide for White Actors: Saving Asia is no biggie. It's like taking up yoga at a weekend spa getaway. Here’s a useful guide for any white actor who wants to be a White Savior of Asia.

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Justin Chang and Jen Yamato debate Ghost in the Shell and the dangers of Hollywood whitewashing: Times critic Justin Chang and film reporter Jennifer Yamato debate Scarlett Johansson's controversial casting in Ghost in the Shell and the whitewashing of Asian film roles in Hollywood.

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What 'White' Food Meant to a First-Generation Kid: For Lisa Ko's immigrant family, the relationship between Americanness and consumption was a complicated one.

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I'm Not Tiny Because I'm Asian, I'm Tiny Because You're White: In this satirical op-ed, the writer flips western logic about Asian stereotypes.

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Stories For Us: "I get either Miss Saigon or Vietgone by Qui Nguyen to tell my family's history." Jonathan Castanien makes a case for more diverse stories on the stage.

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'Power Rangers' and the Realness of Poor Asian-Americans: How the Black Ranger is saving the world from model minority stereotypes.

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The Wonderful, Unlikely Online Hive of Jeremy Lin: From conservative political analysts to moms from the South, Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin has one of the most hardcore and diverse fanbases on the Internet.

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Meet The 16 Year-Old Dominating Professional Snowboarding: They call her "the Now of women's snowboarding." Teen snowboarding phenom Chloe Kim is well on her way to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Katie Kitamura on Marriage (and Divorce): Katie Kitamura, whose new novel A Separation charts the disastrous -- and tragic -- failure of a marriage, considers some of literature's most heartfelt accounts of relationship failure.

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Every Thai Movie on Netflix, Listed & Reviewed: In an effort to get Netflix to provide more Thai films to watch, Thai Movie Central reviews every Thai movie on their current roster.

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Here's a Really Dope Funk Band That Happens to Be Asian American: "We are here to make music that breaks stereotypes." Meet Trace Repeat, a six-piece soul funk band based in Oakland.