10.29.2017

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Kelly Marie Tran Made A Porg Costume And We Don’t Deserve Her: Kelly Marie Tran, who plays Rose Tico in the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi apparently spent three hours making a porg costume for Halloween. And it's adorable.

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Chinatown's Ghost Scam: Beware highly coordinated fraudsters who are targeting elderly, vulnerable Chinatown immigrants with "blessing scams," bilking them out of their life savings.

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Hot Joy's Food Is Almost as Bad as Its Cultural Cluelessness: "Hot Joy is a clueless white-dude fantasy in which Asian identity and cuisine are reduced to a string of ironic clich├ęs." A scathing restaurant review of Hot Joy, a white-owned, Asian-inspired hot mess in Dallas.

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David Cross, Charlyne Yi, and the Luxury of Forgetting: David Cross has apologized, repeatedly, for the racist encounter Charlyne Yi recounted on Twitter. But the way he apologized, and how the aftermath unfolded tells us a lot about how Asian Americans are still perceived in the country's imagination.

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We Need To Stand Up To Bullying In The Asian American And Pacific Islander Community: Bullying is rampant among Asian American, Sikh American, and Muslim American students. Appalled by these stats, Maulik Pancholy helped launch the #ActToChange campaign to spread awareness.

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Thirty Years After My Adoption, I Found Out I Wasn't a US Citizen: Andrea Ruggirello, a Korean American adoptee, recounts how she found out -- as an adult -- that she wasn't a U.S. citizen.

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Constance Wu Opens Up About Stereotypes, Beauty Products, and Body Image: Constance Wu, who stars in Fresh Off The Boat and the forthcoming film adaption of Crazy Rich Asians, speaks candidly about body image, race, and beauty.

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That's It, Star Wars, Mandalorian Sabine Wren Needs Her Own Comics: The case for Sabine Wren, the badass multicolor-haired Mandalorian warrior on Star Wars: Rebels (voiced by Tiya Sircar), to receive a bigger canvas to tell her story.



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