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11.15.2020

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Living with the legacy of my Trump-voting Vietnamese relatives
"Since my grandparents insisted on backing Trump, I want that voting record on their obituaries."

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Kamala Harris' Historic Candidacy Helped Asian American Turnout Soar
AAPI voters likely set a new record for turnout in 2020, but campaigns still must make sure they're not treated like an afterthought, advocates say.

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Padma Lakshmi: Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris Moved Me to Tears
Imagine how wide the ripples of impact can be when a woman of color is vice president.

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Nikil Saval went from magazine editor to 1st Asian American in Penn. State Senate
Democratic candidate Nikil Saval became the first South Asian American elected to Pennsylvania's state Senate. In addition to making history, Saval stands out for his unconventional resume.

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Chinatowns Everywhere Are Suffering. In Oakland, a New Generation Has Answers
How the newer generation of Oakland's century-old Chinatown is weathering the current economic crisis.

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70% of Asian Americans support affirmative action. Here's why misconceptions persist.
With the Harvard affirmative action case a step closer to the Supreme Court, Asian American activists say much of their work involves dispelling myths about affirmative action's impacts.

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Getting to know new Miami Marlins general manager Kim Ng, MLB's first female GM
Kim Ng became the first female general manager in Major League Baseball history on Friday, when she was hired by the Miami Marlins.

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Henry Golding Wants More Than Hollywood's ‘Tiresome' Casting Questions About Race and Sexuality
Modern-day matinee idol Henry Golding talks playing a gay lead in Monsoon, and the latest in the world of the Crazy Rich Asians sequels.

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Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka on Husbands, Asian Grandmas, and AR-15s
Atsuko Okasuka, host of the popular Let's Go Atsuko! podcast talks to Interview about her roller coaster life.

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Early Oscar Favorite ChloƩ Zhao on Nomadland and a Career on the Rise
In 2018, director Chloe Zhao's The Rider was one of Barack Obama's favorite films. Now Zhao has delivered a transcendent movie about the search for work, peace, and self -- and Marvel's The Eternals is still on the way.

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Snowboarder Chloe Kim on Hot Cheetos, Roxy, and Going for Gold (Again) at the 2022 Winter Olympics
Elle talks to snowboarding champ Chloe Kim talks about her gig as the face of Roxy, Asian American representation, and a snowboarder's hairstyle with a NSFW name.