10.18.2020

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People Are Sharing The Meaning Behind Their Names After A Senator Mocked Kamala Harris's Name
"Learn how to say peoples' names correctly. It's part of their identity and doing so is a basic form of respect."

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I Went to a 'Filipinos for Trump' Rally. Here's What I Found
"The organizer wasn't what I expected: He grew up like me, but our politics couldn't be more different."

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Among Vietnamese American voters, the Trump-Biden presidential race inflames old wounds
The presidential election shows a widening divide within the Vietnamese American community -- a divide that finds itself rooted in the same old wounds.

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My arrest after protesting ICE was an attempt to silence Asian Americans and immigrants
Last week, the Philadelphia Police Department arrested community leader and activist Nancy Nguyen on bogus charges in an attempt to intimidate her and protestors who have been vocal about Tony Pham, the new director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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A Korean Store Owner. A Black Employee. A Tense Neighborhood.
At a Chicago beauty supply shop, one American dream has come true. Another is still waiting for its chance.

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Don't Grieve Alone. Reach Out.
"For many of us, finding emotional support often means turning to long-established networks already built for distance. We may be weary or fearful now, freshly cut off from familiar routines and many forms of in-person support, but there’s still reassurance and solace to be found in distanced fellowship."

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Going Sohla
After leaving Bon App├ętit, where she had to play sidekick to less experienced chefs, Sohla El-Waylly now has her own show -- where she's paid fairly for her fantastic creations.

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Escaping Loneliness: An Interview with Adrian Tomine
Viet Thanh Nguyen interviews cartoonist Adrian Tomine.

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Jimmy O. Yang's Week: Watching Rom-Coms as ‘Homework'
Comedian Jimmy O. Yang is entering new territory as the romantic lead in the new Netflix comedy Love Hard. So he watched Notting Hill and The Kissing Booth 2 to prepare.

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Artificial Interview: Tiffany Chu on Twitch Interactive Sci-Fi Series
Tiffany Chu plays an AI in Artificial, Twitch's interactive sci-fi webseries. Audience members can vote and ask questions to influence the course of the story.

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Rahul Kohli Just Wants to Be a Bad Boy
The Haunting of Bly Manor star is much too nice for that though.


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