8.25.2019

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"Me love you long time" Sticks Around For A Really Long Time
The racist, sexist phrase that will not die.

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A Love Letter To My American Father's Chinese Accent
"If the words of our roots are uncomfortable for some, then our beautiful accents are weaponized to dehumanize us."

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An Uneven Playing Field: The Complex Educational Experiences of Asian Americans
Asian Americans are viewed as the success story of American education, but there's more than meets the eye.

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Cross-cultural umami in the form of Vietnamese staple Son Fish Sauce
The story of Son Fish Sauce and its owners Danny and Albee Tran is neither a refugee nor a diaspora narrative.

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How to Draw Yourself Out of a Creative Funk
Malaka Gharib, the author of the coming-of-age graphic memoir I Was Their American Dream, shares her tips.

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Meet the Designer Connecting Anyone Arrested in NYC With a Free Lawyer
Meet Stephanie Yim, Co-Founder and Director of Design at Good Call, a tech nonprofit focused on early legal intervention for people arrested in New York.

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Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants
Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to America from China.

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How Japanese and Mexican American farm workers formed an alliance that made history
Along with other migrant groups, workers of Japanese and Mexican heritage have been central to the story of modern American agriculture.

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MariNaomi is Making Space for Marginalized Comic Artists
The Advocate asks bi Japanese American graphic novelist MarniNaomi about her work, podcasting, marginalized artists, and overthrowing the patriarchy.

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these striking portraits of asian men explore what it means to be 'the all-american'
Photographer Andrew Kung's new photo book The All-American examines how traditional ideas of masculinity and Americanness have complicated Asian identity.

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Brittany Runs a Marathon Star Utkarsh Ambudkar Is Inescapable
Utkarsh Ambudkar, the multi-hyphenate star of the new rom-com Brittany Runs a Marathon talks to GQ about being Lin-Manuel Miranda's BFF, Mulan, helping Indian guys on Tinder, and more.

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Lilly Singh: From YouTube Superwoman to NBC Late Night TV Trailblazer
An online star with 15 million subscribers dives into the white-hot center (emphasis on white) of broadcast television with A Little Late as the first openly bisexual woman of color to sit in a talk show host's chair: "I'm very much all or nothing."