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9.15.2020

Boston City Councillor Michelle Wu is Running For Mayor

And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America.


Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu Announces Run For Mayor
It's official: Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu will run for mayor in 2021. Wu announced her candidacy Tuesday morning with a video in three languages that zeroed in on issues including public health, housing and transportation. "Now is the time for change," Wu said at the end of the video.

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Suspected Arsonist Caught on Video in San Francisco Printing Shop In San Francisco, a suspected arsonist was caught on video robbing and setting fire to an Asian immigrant-owned printing shop. The suspect reportedly broke in to Dragon Printing in the Sunset District, burglarized the store, and then deliberately started a fire -- burning the majority of the inventory, machines, and everything else in sight. The store, which was started by the Wong family nearly 35 years ago, is now in danger of closing. Friends have started a GoFundMe campaign in support of Dragon Printing.

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House Passes Bill to Name Houston Post Office After Slain Sikh Deputy
On Monday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H. Res. 5317, which would rename a post office in Houston, Texas the Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal Post Office, in honor of Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, a Sikh sheriff's deputy who was killed during a traffic stop last year. Dhaliwal was the first Sikh deputy to work for the Harris County Sheriff's Office, and the first deputy to be allowed to wear his turban while on-duty.

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Family Style: Season Two
Season two of Stage13's Family Style is now out and available for viewing. The award-winning food and pop culture streaming series features a group of friends and celebrity guests exploring popular Asian food restaurants and cultural locales. Each episode of season two centers on the stories surrounding the sharing of food both across a table and virtually over a video chat. Partically filmed during the COVID-19 pandemic, this season showcases a diverse array of Asian chefs, celebrities, and foodies across multiple generations, sharing favorite recipes, traditions, and locations, representing an array of Asian ethnicities.

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Lovecraft Country: The Craft - Storyboard Artist Eric Yamamoto
Have you been watching the HBO horror drama Lovecraft Country? In this behind-the-scenes clip, Lovecraft Country storyboard artist Eric Yamamoto talks about how he helps bring directors' visions for the show to life.