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8.27.2017

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Ali Wong Day Is An Official Holiday In San Francisco: All hail the Baby Cobra Queen of Comedy.

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questions on (the limits & effects of) (asian american) allyship: Hyejin Shim raises some important questions about Asian American activism, the pitfalls of replicating white allyship, and re-framing the ways in which Asian Americans can understand their power and the stories they tell.

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Eating Our Own: Deconstructing the Misogynistic Myths of Asian American Antifeminism: There's been a crop of antifeminist essays accusing Asian American women of many things, including supporting white supremacy in dating practices. Ju-Hyun Park identified and debunked some of the base assumptions, arguments, and outright myths of the Asian American antifeminist narrative.

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How Asian Immigrants Learn Anti-Blackness From White Culture, And How To Stop It: "It takes awareness and willingness to unlearn the false narratives we've been taught and recognize them as misguided fear passed down to us from our overprotective parents."

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Returning to My Father's Koreatown: Margaret Rhee looks back at family, food, and memories in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Koreatown.

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No, Where Are You Really From? CNN asked people to share their experiences of being questioned about where they are really from. The #whereimreallyfrom project is a collection of 2,000 stories.

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'Death Note's U.S. Setting Doesn't Excuse Its Total Erasure Of Asian-Americans: Netflix's new anime-inspired movie, Death Note, switched the setting from Japan to the U.S., whitewashing the main cast altogether.

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'Death Note' Is What Happens When Filmmakers Don't See Race: American adaptations need to realize that multiculturalism, not high production value, is its greatest strength.

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Kulap Vilaysack Will Take Over TV: Comedian and T.V. showrunner Kulap Vilaysack, creator of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, has made it her mission to force Hollywood to address its race problem.

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The Village People Are Adding an Asian Construction Worker to Their 'Old and Tired' Lineup: The Village People just announced they are adding a new member to the group's lineup -- a hot Asian construction worker named James Kwong.

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YouTuber Jenn Im Just Launched A Clothing Line — & It's All Under-$80: Boasting just under two million YouTube subscribers and 1.5 million Instagram followers, fashion-turned-beauty-and lifestyle star Jenn Im is the latest social media star to launch her own clothing line.