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11.17.2019

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Jeremy Lin Undefeated In China
Linsanity now resides in Beijing.

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Bill Clinton Owes My Father an Apology
Bill Clinton took responsibility for contributing to mass incarceration. He has yet to say he's sorry for his role in mass deportation. Aarti Shahani talks about the decade-long case she fought to keep her father in the U.S.

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Dear Someone: On Asian-American Writers and Letters as Storytelling
Marie Myung-Ok Lee on Asian American writers and the epistolary form.

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How Hip-Hop Dance Groups Have Helped Asian Americans Find Belonging
While the art form has always been a space for community-building and resistance, its significance within Asian American youth culture can be tricky to parse.

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Can the Japanese community save Little Tokyo from gentrification?
In an effort to save these businesses, the Japanese American community started the Little Tokyo Community Impact Fund to collectively buy a local building and charge below-market rents to selected tenants.

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13 best Asian American children's and young adult books 2019
The list includes a retelling of Little Women, a story set amid Kuala Lumpur's 1969 riots, and an illustrated biography of Disney's first Asian American animator.

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In “Watchmen," just as in real life, feelings about Vietnam remain uncertain
Easter eggs can be found in the Milk & Hanoi bakery, Lady Trieu's name, and more. But what do they all mean?

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'Bojack Horseman' writer Minhal Baig's coming-of-age film from Apple TV Plus centers a Muslim teen caught between two worlds
Minhal Baig is the writer-director of Hala, a film about the daughter of Muslim Pakistani immigrants who tries to find her own path during her senior year of high school.

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Star Trek's newest star, Amrit Kaur, explains how damn hard it is to get on the Enterprise
The latest episode of Short Treks centers on Amrit Kaur as newcomer Cadet Sidhu and the very rigorous test she endures to get a spot aboard the famous starship Enterprise.

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Mindy Kaling and Constance Wu on 'Hustlers,' 'Late Night' and the Importance of Female Directors
Mindy Kaling and Constance Wu sat down to chat for "Variety Studio: Actors on Actors."