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2.03.2019

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More than 700 sign high school student petition to add Asian American studies classes
The Korean American Young Leaders, a youth empowerment program run by the Korean American Center in Irvine, California, recently launched an online petition calling for Asian American studies courses at Irvine Unified School District. The petition now has more than 700 signatures.

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Before I Was President of Planned Parenthood, I Was Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer
Dr. Leana Wen recalls a time long before she became the president of Planned Parenthood, when she needed accessible reproductive health services the most.

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2018 Was a Breakthrough Year for Asians in Hollywood—but Not at the Oscars
Since 2015's #OscarsSoWhite, the Academy has made an effort to foster more diversity among its nominees. This year's nominations suggest that effort is still developing.

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The stranger-than-fiction family drama behind Lulu Wang's 'The Farewell'
Writer-director Lulu Wang's film, The Farewell, which premiered to high praise and a big sale at Sundance, is about a struggling New York city artist who travels to China for a family reunion to visit her dying grandmother.

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A Day of Rice Cakes for the Lunar New Year
L.A.-based chef Diep Tran gathered about 100 women to make traditional Vietnamese banh chung with a supply of fresh banana leaves and a half-dozen pressure cookers.

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A blogger recorded her mom cooking Chinese food. Now, the 73-year-old is an Instagram darling.
First-, second-, and third-generation immigrants across the country are rallying around the videos Lisa Lin posts of her 73-year-old mother cooking traditional Chinese dishes.

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Daniel Dae Kim Wants To Do More Comedies 'Cos He's The Master Of Dad Jokes
Lost and Hawaii Five-0 star Daniel Dae Kim, a recent guest of the 29th Singapore International Film Festival, talks about his career, Hollywood diversity, and his new role as a producer.