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9.17.2017

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Lessons From the World War II Experiences of Japanese Americans for Today's Muslim Americans: "Our political leaders should listen to Americans of Japanese ancestry who have personal experience with the dangers of racial prejudice and wartime hysteria. Our family stories contain profound lessons that must be retold to safeguard the constitutional liberties of all Americans."

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Just Like My Mother: How We Inherit Our Parents' Traits and Tragedies: My-Linh Le is discovering the ways in which she has inherited and manifested some of her refugee parents' spoken and unspoken traumas.

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A lot of white supremacists seem to have a weird Asian fetish: From David Duke to Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof, a lot of white supremacists seem to have an unlikely Asian fetish. What gives?

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Two Asian-Americans On Growing Up In The Midwest vs. Chinatown: What it's like being one of a few Asian-Americans in school, contrasted with having a whole community you relate to.

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Remembering Betty Ong: On September 11, 2001, flight attendant Betty Ann Ong heroically notified the American Airlines ground crew of the hijacking situation on board Flight 11, relaying vital information until the plane crashed into the World Trade Center.

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We Need More Filmmakers Like Justin Lin to Explore Asian-Americana: Justin Lin is going back to his Asian American underdog roots with his new Chinatown bank prosecution picture.

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"I've Always Been Political": Celeste Ng and Nicole Chung in Conversation: On transracial adoption, social media and Ng's new novel Little Fires Everywhere.

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Michelle Yeoh Sheds Light on Captain Georgiou, Discovery: Michelle Yeoh, who plays Captain Phillippa Georgiou of the U.S.S. Shenzhou, talks about taking on the captain's chair on Star Trek: Discovery.

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TOKiMONSTA Lost Speaking and Musical Abilities After Brain Surgery. This Is How She Regained Them.: Last year, Jennifer Lee, AKA TOKiMONSTA, had two brain surgeries that left her temporarily unable to comprehend language, walk, and -- worst of all to her -- understand music.

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Marjorie Liu on the Road to Making Monstress: Acclaimed comic book writer Marjorie Liu discusses working for Marvel, the loneliness of novel-writing, and why her epic-fantasy series Monstress is mostly populated by women and characters of color.

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Dream Casting: The All-Asian New Super-Man: Syfy's "Dream Casting" imagines who they'd like to see starring in a hypothetical movie version of Gene Luen Yang's New Super-Man, aka the "Chinese Superman."