9.15.2019

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New SNL Cast Member Shane Gillis Under Fire for Racial Slur
So... yeah. You may have heard about this guy.

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The Hidden Stress of Growing Up a Child of Immigrants
Though immigrants come from a variety of backgrounds, there are certain stressors that U.S.-born children of immigrants have in common -- including barriers to accessing mental health resources.

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Battle for 'soul' of Seattle's Japanese American community as nursing home closes
Founded 41 years ago, Keiro Northwest was Seattle's oldest and largest Asian American senior-care facility. Last week, the nursing home's last resident moved out.

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The Hottest Look in Streetwear Is a $20 T-Shirt From a New York City Corner Store
Gem Spa, the New York City corner store credited as the birthplace of the egg cream, is at risk of closing. But the shop's owner isn't vacating quietly, instead looking to a surprising source to save her business: hypebeasts.

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Cinematographer James Wong Howe Put Diversity in the Picture in Early Hollywood
Few Hollywood stories can match the career highs and heartbreaking lows of James Wong Howe, whom Variety recognized in its July 15, 1976, edition as "one of the world’s foremost cinematographers."

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Eva Noblezada on Her Film "Yellow Rose," the Power of "Hadestown," and Filipino Representation
On Broadway, Eva Noblezada stars as Eurydice in Hadestown. For Diane Paragas' film Yellow Rose, she plays a teen in Texas whose dreams of being a country star are wrenched when her mother is taken by ICE.

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Shang-Chi's Director Isn't Interested in Bringing Any More Racial Stereotypes to the MCU
With Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, director Destin Daniel Cretton isn't just crafting the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first feature with a predominantly Asian cast, he's also presenting a narrative that explores the relationships that exist between Asian characters of related, but distinctly different, ethnic backgrounds.