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1.10.2021

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Ted Lieu: Why we will impeach Trump a second time
"The president incited an attempted violent overthrow of Congress in broad daylight. Several people died. This was a frontal assault not only on Congress, but on our Constitution and our democracy. If the impeachment provision of the Constitution is not invoked for this situation, then what the hell is it for?"

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'It Was No Accident': Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who was in the Capitol Building during the siege, talks about the particular vulnerability of Black and brown women to violent incursion, and about how her party must now move forward, both in response to the attack and as the governing party moving into a new administration.

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Meena Harris, Building That Brand
Kamala Harris's niece is building her own empire with statement T-shirts. Just don't define her by her family.

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The Mahjong Line debacle is the latest in a long history of Asian erasure
The Mahjong Line’s "refresh" is a classic case of cultural appropriation that strips away the cultural, personal, and emotional significance of the game's roots.

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At Netflix, 'Cobra Kai' broke out. Now its whiteness is under a new spotlight
Cobra Kai comes to Netflix thirty years and several reprises after The Karate Kid, and many have been pushing for more diversity in its characters and stories.

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Seattle restaurateur Yuji Okumoto reprises a role — and a life — he thought he'd left behind
When Yuji Okumoto got the call to reprise the role of Chozen for Netflix's Cobra Kai, he was excited -- and had some things to say.

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The Partnership: Steven Yeun & Lee Isaac Chung Chart Their Own Course With 'Minari,' Examining Korean Immigrant Family's Pursuit Of The American Dream
Writer/director Lee Isaac Chung wrote his film, Minari, based on his own childhood.

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Harry Shum Jr. on 'All My Life' and Its "Big Step Forward" for Asian Americans On-Screen
"Before this, how many Asian Americans could you name in a leading romantic role?"

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Dante Basco talks Avatar reunion, Netflix live-action, and how Zuko would handle a pandemic
Dante Basco, the voice of Prince Zuko, talks about organization a Avatar: The Last Airbender cast reunion.