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10.07.2018

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Awkwafina hosted SNL 18 years after Lucy Liu. Their monologues show how times have changed.
On Saturday Night Live, host Awkwafina took a brief turn in her opening monologue to recall a true story that she said helped pave her way to become only the second Asian American woman to host the show in its 44-season run.

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People Want To Hear That I'm Happy I Was Adopted. It's Not That Simple.
Growing up, being Korean and being adopted were things Nicole Chung loved and hated in equal measure.

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'I Didn't Have the Language to Call It Racism': An Interview with Nicole Chung
Nicole Chung wants white parents of transracial adoptees to grapple more candidly with the reality of racism.

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Actually, Race-Conscious Admissions Are Good for Asian-Americans
Yale is the focus of an investigation over whether its admissions policies discriminate against applicants based on race. Professor Janelle Wong on how race conscious admissions are good for Asian Americans.

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The Newest Wave of Asian American Writers You Should Know
To celebrate 15 years of Kundiman, here are 15 Kundiman writers whose work -- on and off the page -- celebrate and foster community and family.

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'Venom's Riz Ahmed Is Quietly Blazing A Trail For Representation Across All Genres
Riz Ahmed has taken on roles in dramas, action films, and dark comedies. His goal is to keep a wide range of opportunities -- for himself, and for other people of color.

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Jameela Jamil: 'My Career Is Not Reflected By The Size Of My Body'
The Good Place's Jameela Jamil is on a mission to put a stop to the culture of body shaming.

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'The Walking Dead': Steven Yeun Won't Return for Glenn's Origin Story
The star of Lee Chang-dong's Burning opens up about how he moved on from the popular show for good.

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Friends From College: Jae Suh Park on Marianne's transformation and what fans can expect
Jae Suh Park talks about the upcoming second season of Netflix's Friends From College and her role of Marianne, the "best character she has ever played."