1.06.2019

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Sandra Oh Wins a Golden Globe - And the Night
The ceremony's co-host, who also picked up a trophy, embodied the best of the evening: warmth, sincerity, and a willingness to recognize the many contributions made by creators of color.

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On Death: A Researcher’s Notes from the Field
After her father died, Heena Shah began to see the connections with his death, her scientific research, her upbringing, and the birth of her son.

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Through Food Art, Asian Americans Stop 'Pushing Heritage To The Back Burner'
These Asian American artists don't know each other in real life, but they share a common goal: to re-create the foods of their culture in sculpture to pay homage to their heritage.

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The other abortion ban
"I wanted to provide abortions for my patients. My med school wouldn’t teach me how."

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The Asian American Movie Milestone That Was 25 Years Too Early
Decades before 'Crazy Rich Asians' broke box office records, 'The Joy Luck Club' seemed poised to open the floodgates for Asian-American representation in Hollywood. Eddie Lin, a production assistant on the 1993 film and now a culinary writer, reflects on why it didn't.

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How 'Homeward Bound' Came to Be: A Discussion with Curators Diane Wong and Huiying B. Chan
How Diane Wong and Huiying B. Chan created and curated "Homeward Bound," an oral history exhibition that showcases the migration and everyday resilience in Chinatowns around the world.

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Love in a Time of Dystopia: A Conversation with Thea Lim
The author of An Ocean of Minutes talks the terror of time travel, immigrant fiction, and capturing grief in writing.

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Why Lane Kim Is The 'Gilmore Girls' Role Model I Should Have Looked Up To Instead Of Rory
As a teenager growing up in a town much like Stars Hollow, Kate Gardner was obsessed with Rory from Gilmore Girls. Now, she thinks that Lane Kim was a way better character to look up to.

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Michelle Yeoh on Ferocious Mothers and Heartbreaking Leaders
Michelle Yeoh on why Crazy Rich Asians mattered so much to Asian moviegoers: "We don't want to be told that we're not good enough to be on the silver screens."

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'Bumblebee' Screenwriter Hints 'Birds of Prey,''Batgirl' and Why She Writes About Female Superheroes
With the Transformers prequel Bumblebee, as well as the upcoming Birds of Prey and Batgirl, Christina Hodson could be one of the busiest young screenwriters in Hollywood.

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From Knott's Berry Farm cowboy to Indonesian movie star
Yoshi Sudarso's first professional gig as an actor was at Knott's Berry Farm's "Wild West Stunts Show." Now, he's a co-star in the action-western Buffalo Boys, a play about brothers brothers who travel from America's Wild West to their homeland of Indonesia to avenge the death of their father.