9.22.2019

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What Does It Mean to 'Look Like Me'?
Minorities can find it gratifying to see people who resemble them onscreen. But resemblance is a tricky thing.

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How Asian American Storytelling Is (Finally) Moving Forward In 2019
How are Asian American stories moving forward?

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All refugees, like me, should have a shot at the American dream
"The cornerstone aspiration for the founding of the United States is to offer oppressed people refuge from violence and persecution. To forsake the vulnerable people currently seeking refuge would be to forsake what it means to be American. And yet, at a time of unprecedented global displacement, that is exactly what is happening."

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After 34 Years as a Community Hub, Chong's Sesame Oil Is Being Forced to Stop Milling
The family behind Chong's Sesame Oil, the last oil mill in Koreatown, is feeling the effects of a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood after rents were hiked higher than they could afford.

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Constance Wu's Hollywood Destiny
Coming late to celebrity, the star has felt the burden of representing all Asian Americans.

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15 Asian Rising Stars in Hollywood You Need to Be Paying Attention to
This talented group has been writing, directing and starring in all of your favorite films and television shows

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Here's What We Learn From Watching Adele Lim Walk Away From The Pay Gap
Screenwriter Adele Lim was a part of the writing team for the movie Crazy Rich Asians and brought cultural authenticity to the film that led to its success. But she walked away from the sequel over pay disparity.

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My First Musical Memory with the cast of Soft Power
In anticipation of the opening night of Soft Power at The Public Theatre, the cast of the David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's groundbreaking new musical-within-a-play recalls their first musical memories.

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Jackie Chan Pretended to be Hurt on 'Enter the Dragon' so Bruce Lee Would "Hold Me"
It seems everyone who worked with Bruce Lee was a massive fan — and that certainly includes Jackie Chan.

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Jackie Tohn & Ellen Wong on How Their "GLOW Sisters" Helped Them Film the Most Intense Scene of Season 3
GLOW gifted us with one of the most intense, beautiful, and necessary episodes of TV this season.