8.11.2019

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For Japanese Americans, 'The Terror' is personal
Season two of AMC's anthology The Terror brings the nightmare of Japanese American mass incarceration during World War II to the fore, bringing new attention to this underexamined chapter in American history.

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Where Does Trump's 'Invasion' Rhetoric Come From?
The racist language used by the president—and the alleged El Paso shooter—to describe immigrants originated on the West Coast more than a century ago.

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One is Chinese. One is American. How a journalist discovered and reunited identical twins
An amazing story of the reunion of twins separated as a result of China's one child policy.

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Towards Chinatown
Faced with the possibility of losing of her mother, Melissa Hung contemplates another loss -- of her mother tongue.

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The Case of the "Disappearing" Poet
Why did a white poet see the success of writers of color as a signal of his own demise?

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Cease to Exist: Exploring the Manson Horrors While Pregnant
Neelanjana Banerjee goes down the rabbit hole of Sharon Tate and the Manson Murders while the author herself is eight months pregnant.

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Unintelligent Asians Are Smart for Television
Jason Mendoza, London Tipton, Miggy Park, Josh Chan... these characters are shattering tired stereotypes by showing that there are plenty of ways to be Asian.

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Bruce Lee & Hollywood's “Better at Being Asian than Actual Asians" Problem
The disrespect to Bruce Lee and his legacy in Quentin Tarantino's latest film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood speaks to a long line of Hollywood nonsense when it comes to whitewashing.

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Once Upon a Time's Bruce Lee Actor Was "So Conflicted" About Fight Scene
Mike Moh weighs in on his contentious fight scene in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

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Rams rookie Taylor Rapp hopes to inspire Asian American athletes
For Taylor Rapp, being drafted by the Los Angeles Rams is not just about getting to play under the NFL lights.

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Good Trouble's Sherry Cola On Alice's Journey To Comedy & Confidence
An interview with real-life comedian Sherry Cola, who plays aspiring comedian Alice on Good Trouble.