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11.05.2017

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Tuesday will show if racist fear-mongering can win elections: "The only way that these racial appeals will diminish is if they are rejected at the ballot box. Otherwise, we can expect a far greater number of candidates, incumbents as well as challengers, working to add race-baiting advertisements and appeals to their 2018 campaigns."

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13 Asians On Identity And The Struggle Of Loving Their Eyes: "I used to use Scotch tape to make my eyes bigger. Then I said, 'Hey, this is your face. This is how you look.'"

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How Racism Made Me a Dodgers Fan: By now you probably know about Houston Astros player Yuli Gurriel mocking L.A. Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish with a racist slur and gesture during Game 3. Fern Shen talks about how this moment brought up a lot of the author's own past, and how it made Shen a new Dodgers fan.

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For China's Gold Rush Prospectors, 'Bone Scraping' Was the Last Way Home: While many of the Chinese laborers who came to San Francisco during the gold rush came seeking fortune, many did not expect to return. In order to get the deceased's remains to China, relatives would pay for "bone scraping" services -- where remains were exhumed, cleaned, and neatly arranged into shipping boxes.

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For this Chinatown group, Friday night dinner is more than a tradition: A wonderful photo essay by Andria Lo and Valerie Luu about a crew of second and third generation ABCs who have been meeting up for a fish feast in Chinatown every Friday for over a decade.

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The 'Good Muslim Bad Muslim' Hosts Had a Lot of 'Pregnancy Scares' in Elementary School: #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast hosts Zahra Noorbakhsh and Taz Ahmed had a lot of misunderstandings about sex growing up -- including pregnancy scares in elementary school, despite not having actually had sex.

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Michelle Kwan Wanted to Return to Figure Skating Before She Turned 40, and She's Now Doing Double Axels Again: Could it be? Michelle Kwan has been training hard to get back on the ice.

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Coffee with John Cho: Debating good and evil, and revisiting that time he auditioned for The Office: A great interview with John Cho, who stars as Andy Kim in Fox's Exorcist. "Really, the harder thing [to think about] is, 'What do I have in common with Harvey Weinstein?' And that is what we as a society have to think about. Maybe the entertainment business also has to say, 'Who is, and what's close to Harvey Weinstein that we haven't identified around here? What do we have in common with him rather than uncommon with him?'"

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Randall Park's Kimchi Recipe: "Sometimes you find a kimchi recipe, sometimes a kimchi recipe finds you." Fresh Off The Boat star Randall Park shares his homemade kimchi recipe with The Mash-Up Americans.