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Inside the Movie That Made Bruce Lee a Legend
45 years ago, Bruce Lee starred in one of the most famous martial arts films of all time, Enter the Dragon — the movie that posthumously launched him into international superstardom. Here, Matthew Polly, author of the new biography Bruce Lee: A Life shares his favorite stories from the set of the landmark action film.

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A Former Japanese Internment Camp Prisoner on the Dire Effects of Putting Kids in Detention
Satsuki Ina was born in a U.S. prison camp — the government called it a “segregation center” — during World War II, and knows firsthand how detrimental it is to detain and separate people.

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‘At Least During the Internment…’ Are Words I Thought I’d Never Utter
“I was sent to a camp at just 5 years old — but even then, they didn’t separate children from families.” George Takei on the Trump administration’s separation of families at the border.

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Who Is Dolly Gee? A Look at the Judge Deciding the Fate of Trump’s Executive Order
A little about Judge Dolly M. Gee, who is deciding the fate of Trump’s racist Executive Order.

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Harvard may discriminate against Asian Americans, but its preference for legacy students is the bigger problem
While it is true that court documents reveal that Harvard consistently gave Asian American applicants lower personal ratings, it’s important that a bigger bias has affected the college’s admissions decisions: The preference for legacy applicants.

* * *
Hiding my mental illness from my Asian family almost killed me
For years, Amanda Rosenberg felt ashamed by her mental illness — and it almost killed her.

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The Last of the Tiger Parents
On growing up with strict immigrant parents, and undoing the pattern of tiger parenting.

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These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music
Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama create songs that illuminate the Asian American experience in their multimedia project No-No Boy. Their Tiny Desk Contest submission “Two Candles In The Dark” is a song about Aoyama’s grandmother, who was incarcerated in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.

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How rare is Pat Chun’s path in college sports? ‘You’d have to be an Asian American to understand this.’
“From the time he began playing sports as a young boy with neighborhood buddies, Pat Chun stood out as the only Asian American on the block. It’s no different professionally for Chun, who has grown accustomed to being the only Asian American in the room since his start in athletics administration.”

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Comedian Hari Kondabolu on the response to his documentary The Problem With Apu
Since his documentary The Problem with Apu aired, Hari Kondabolu’s received a lot of hate mail, but he also knows that’s because it resonated with a lot of people.

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his Is the Netflix Exec to Thank for Your Wild Wild Country Binge
Lisa Nishimura, head of documentary and comedy programming at Netflix, is changing the way filmmakers and viewers approach nonfiction TV.

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After a decade on YouTube, Wong Fu Productions still has a story to tell
Despite being seen as trailblazers, Wong Fu Productions still self-funds many of their new projects — including their latest webseries Yappie.

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Constance Wu Talks “Crazy Rich Asians” and Championing Asian Representation in Hollywood
As her star continues to rise, Fresh off the Boat and Crazy Rich Asians actress Constance Wu has become one of the leading voices calling out Hollywood’s skewed portrayal of Asians.

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‘Mulan’ Turns 20: Ming-Na Wen Reflects on Animated Disney Classic
“I just remember being so taken aback that Disney was able to take an all-Asian story and was brave enough 20 years ago to go, ‘You know what? We want to make this story, because it’s an incredible one and it’s very inspiring about a young girl who really followed her heart and believed in herself,'”

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Inside the Movie That Made Bruce Lee a Legend
45 years ago, Bruce Lee starred in one of the most famous martial arts films of all time, Enter the Dragon — the movie that posthumously launched him into international superstardom. Here, Matthew Polly, author of the new biography Bruce Lee: A Life shares his favorite stories from the set of the landmark action film.

* * *
A Former Japanese Internment Camp Prisoner on the Dire Effects of Putting Kids in Detention
Satsuki Ina was born in a U.S. prison camp — the government called it a “segregation center” — during World War II, and knows firsthand how detrimental it is to detain and separate people.

* * *
‘At Least During the Internment…’ Are Words I Thought I’d Never Utter
“I was sent to a camp at just 5 years old — but even then, they didn’t separate children from families.” George Takei on the Trump administration’s separation of families at the border.

* * *
Who Is Dolly Gee? A Look at the Judge Deciding the Fate of Trump’s Executive Order
A little about Judge Dolly M. Gee, who is deciding the fate of Trump’s racist Executive Order.

* * *
Harvard may discriminate against Asian Americans, but its preference for legacy students is the bigger problem
While it is true that court documents reveal that Harvard consistently gave Asian American applicants lower personal ratings, it’s important that a bigger bias has affected the college’s admissions decisions: The preference for legacy applicants.

* * *
Hiding my mental illness from my Asian family almost killed me
For years, Amanda Rosenberg felt ashamed by her mental illness — and it almost killed her.

* * *
The Last of the Tiger Parents
On growing up with strict immigrant parents, and undoing the pattern of tiger parenting.

* * *
These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music
Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama create songs that illuminate the Asian American experience in their multimedia project No-No Boy. Their Tiny Desk Contest submission “Two Candles In The Dark” is a song about Aoyama’s grandmother, who was incarcerated in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.

* * *
How rare is Pat Chun’s path in college sports? ‘You’d have to be an Asian American to understand this.’
“From the time he began playing sports as a young boy with neighborhood buddies, Pat Chun stood out as the only Asian American on the block. It’s no different professionally for Chun, who has grown accustomed to being the only Asian American in the room since his start in athletics administration.”

* * *
Comedian Hari Kondabolu on the response to his documentary The Problem With Apu
Since his documentary The Problem with Apu aired, Hari Kondabolu’s received a lot of hate mail, but he also knows that’s because it resonated with a lot of people.

* * *
his Is the Netflix Exec to Thank for Your Wild Wild Country Binge
Lisa Nishimura, head of documentary and comedy programming at Netflix, is changing the way filmmakers and viewers approach nonfiction TV.

* * *
After a decade on YouTube, Wong Fu Productions still has a story to tell
Despite being seen as trailblazers, Wong Fu Productions still self-funds many of their new projects — including their latest webseries Yappie.

* * *
Constance Wu Talks “Crazy Rich Asians” and Championing Asian Representation in Hollywood
As her star continues to rise, Fresh off the Boat and Crazy Rich Asians actress Constance Wu has become one of the leading voices calling out Hollywood’s skewed portrayal of Asians.

* * *
‘Mulan’ Turns 20: Ming-Na Wen Reflects on Animated Disney Classic
“I just remember being so taken aback that Disney was able to take an all-Asian story and was brave enough 20 years ago to go, ‘You know what? We want to make this story, because it’s an incredible one and it’s very inspiring about a young girl who really followed her heart and believed in herself,'”

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Inside the Movie That Made Bruce Lee a Legend
45 years ago, Bruce Lee starred in one of the most famous martial arts films of all time, Enter the Dragon — the movie that posthumously launched him into international superstardom. Here, Matthew Polly, author of the new biography Bruce Lee: A Life shares his favorite stories from the set of the landmark action film.

* * *
A Former Japanese Internment Camp Prisoner on the Dire Effects of Putting Kids in Detention
Satsuki Ina was born in a U.S. prison camp — the government called it a “segregation center” — during World War II, and knows firsthand how detrimental it is to detain and separate people.

* * *
‘At Least During the Internment…’ Are Words I Thought I’d Never Utter
“I was sent to a camp at just 5 years old — but even then, they didn’t separate children from families.” George Takei on the Trump administration’s separation of families at the border.

* * *
Who Is Dolly Gee? A Look at the Judge Deciding the Fate of Trump’s Executive Order
A little about Judge Dolly M. Gee, who is deciding the fate of Trump’s racist Executive Order.

* * *
Harvard may discriminate against Asian Americans, but its preference for legacy students is the bigger problem
While it is true that court documents reveal that Harvard consistently gave Asian American applicants lower personal ratings, it’s important that a bigger bias has affected the college’s admissions decisions: The preference for legacy applicants.

* * *
Hiding my mental illness from my Asian family almost killed me
For years, Amanda Rosenberg felt ashamed by her mental illness — and it almost killed her.

* * *
The Last of the Tiger Parents
On growing up with strict immigrant parents, and undoing the pattern of tiger parenting.

* * *
These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music
Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama create songs that illuminate the Asian American experience in their multimedia project No-No Boy. Their Tiny Desk Contest submission “Two Candles In The Dark” is a song about Aoyama’s grandmother, who was incarcerated in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.

* * *
How rare is Pat Chun’s path in college sports? ‘You’d have to be an Asian American to understand this.’
“From the time he began playing sports as a young boy with neighborhood buddies, Pat Chun stood out as the only Asian American on the block. It’s no different professionally for Chun, who has grown accustomed to being the only Asian American in the room since his start in athletics administration.”

* * *
Comedian Hari Kondabolu on the response to his documentary The Problem With Apu
Since his documentary The Problem with Apu aired, Hari Kondabolu’s received a lot of hate mail, but he also knows that’s because it resonated with a lot of people.

* * *
his Is the Netflix Exec to Thank for Your Wild Wild Country Binge
Lisa Nishimura, head of documentary and comedy programming at Netflix, is changing the way filmmakers and viewers approach nonfiction TV.

* * *
After a decade on YouTube, Wong Fu Productions still has a story to tell
Despite being seen as trailblazers, Wong Fu Productions still self-funds many of their new projects — including their latest webseries Yappie.

* * *
Constance Wu Talks “Crazy Rich Asians” and Championing Asian Representation in Hollywood
As her star continues to rise, Fresh off the Boat and Crazy Rich Asians actress Constance Wu has become one of the leading voices calling out Hollywood’s skewed portrayal of Asians.

* * *
‘Mulan’ Turns 20: Ming-Na Wen Reflects on Animated Disney Classic
“I just remember being so taken aback that Disney was able to take an all-Asian story and was brave enough 20 years ago to go, ‘You know what? We want to make this story, because it’s an incredible one and it’s very inspiring about a young girl who really followed her heart and believed in herself,'”

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Inside the Movie That Made Bruce Lee a Legend
45 years ago, Bruce Lee starred in one of the most famous martial arts films of all time, Enter the Dragon — the movie that posthumously launched him into international superstardom. Here, Matthew Polly, author of the new biography Bruce Lee: A Life shares his favorite stories from the set of the landmark action film.

* * *
A Former Japanese Internment Camp Prisoner on the Dire Effects of Putting Kids in Detention
Satsuki Ina was born in a U.S. prison camp — the government called it a “segregation center” — during World War II, and knows firsthand how detrimental it is to detain and separate people.

* * *
‘At Least During the Internment…’ Are Words I Thought I’d Never Utter
“I was sent to a camp at just 5 years old — but even then, they didn’t separate children from families.” George Takei on the Trump administration’s separation of families at the border.

* * *
Who Is Dolly Gee? A Look at the Judge Deciding the Fate of Trump’s Executive Order
A little about Judge Dolly M. Gee, who is deciding the fate of Trump’s racist Executive Order.

* * *
Harvard may discriminate against Asian Americans, but its preference for legacy students is the bigger problem
While it is true that court documents reveal that Harvard consistently gave Asian American applicants lower personal ratings, it’s important that a bigger bias has affected the college’s admissions decisions: The preference for legacy applicants.

* * *
Hiding my mental illness from my Asian family almost killed me
For years, Amanda Rosenberg felt ashamed by her mental illness — and it almost killed her.

* * *
The Last of the Tiger Parents
On growing up with strict immigrant parents, and undoing the pattern of tiger parenting.

* * *
These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music
Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama create songs that illuminate the Asian American experience in their multimedia project No-No Boy. Their Tiny Desk Contest submission “Two Candles In The Dark” is a song about Aoyama’s grandmother, who was incarcerated in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.

* * *
How rare is Pat Chun’s path in college sports? ‘You’d have to be an Asian American to understand this.’
“From the time he began playing sports as a young boy with neighborhood buddies, Pat Chun stood out as the only Asian American on the block. It’s no different professionally for Chun, who has grown accustomed to being the only Asian American in the room since his start in athletics administration.”

* * *
Comedian Hari Kondabolu on the response to his documentary The Problem With Apu
Since his documentary The Problem with Apu aired, Hari Kondabolu’s received a lot of hate mail, but he also knows that’s because it resonated with a lot of people.

* * *
his Is the Netflix Exec to Thank for Your Wild Wild Country Binge
Lisa Nishimura, head of documentary and comedy programming at Netflix, is changing the way filmmakers and viewers approach nonfiction TV.

* * *
After a decade on YouTube, Wong Fu Productions still has a story to tell
Despite being seen as trailblazers, Wong Fu Productions still self-funds many of their new projects — including their latest webseries Yappie.

* * *
Constance Wu Talks “Crazy Rich Asians” and Championing Asian Representation in Hollywood
As her star continues to rise, Fresh off the Boat and Crazy Rich Asians actress Constance Wu has become one of the leading voices calling out Hollywood’s skewed portrayal of Asians.

* * *
‘Mulan’ Turns 20: Ming-Na Wen Reflects on Animated Disney Classic
“I just remember being so taken aback that Disney was able to take an all-Asian story and was brave enough 20 years ago to go, ‘You know what? We want to make this story, because it’s an incredible one and it’s very inspiring about a young girl who really followed her heart and believed in herself,'”

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Inside the Movie That Made Bruce Lee a Legend
45 years ago, Bruce Lee starred in one of the most famous martial arts films of all time, Enter the Dragon — the movie that posthumously launched him into international superstardom. Here, Matthew Polly, author of the new biography Bruce Lee: A Life shares his favorite stories from the set of the landmark action film.

* * *
A Former Japanese Internment Camp Prisoner on the Dire Effects of Putting Kids in Detention
Satsuki Ina was born in a U.S. prison camp — the government called it a “segregation center” — during World War II, and knows firsthand how detrimental it is to detain and separate people.

* * *
‘At Least During the Internment…’ Are Words I Thought I’d Never Utter
“I was sent to a camp at just 5 years old — but even then, they didn’t separate children from families.” George Takei on the Trump administration’s separation of families at the border.

* * *
Who Is Dolly Gee? A Look at the Judge Deciding the Fate of Trump’s Executive Order
A little about Judge Dolly M. Gee, who is deciding the fate of Trump’s racist Executive Order.

* * *
Harvard may discriminate against Asian Americans, but its preference for legacy students is the bigger problem
While it is true that court documents reveal that Harvard consistently gave Asian American applicants lower personal ratings, it’s important that a bigger bias has affected the college’s admissions decisions: The preference for legacy applicants.

* * *
Hiding my mental illness from my Asian family almost killed me
For years, Amanda Rosenberg felt ashamed by her mental illness — and it almost killed her.

* * *
The Last of the Tiger Parents
On growing up with strict immigrant parents, and undoing the pattern of tiger parenting.

* * *
These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music
Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama create songs that illuminate the Asian American experience in their multimedia project No-No Boy. Their Tiny Desk Contest submission “Two Candles In The Dark” is a song about Aoyama’s grandmother, who was incarcerated in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.

* * *
How rare is Pat Chun’s path in college sports? ‘You’d have to be an Asian American to understand this.’
“From the time he began playing sports as a young boy with neighborhood buddies, Pat Chun stood out as the only Asian American on the block. It’s no different professionally for Chun, who has grown accustomed to being the only Asian American in the room since his start in athletics administration.”

* * *
Comedian Hari Kondabolu on the response to his documentary The Problem With Apu
Since his documentary The Problem with Apu aired, Hari Kondabolu’s received a lot of hate mail, but he also knows that’s because it resonated with a lot of people.

* * *
his Is the Netflix Exec to Thank for Your Wild Wild Country Binge
Lisa Nishimura, head of documentary and comedy programming at Netflix, is changing the way filmmakers and viewers approach nonfiction TV.

* * *
After a decade on YouTube, Wong Fu Productions still has a story to tell
Despite being seen as trailblazers, Wong Fu Productions still self-funds many of their new projects — including their latest webseries Yappie.

* * *
Constance Wu Talks “Crazy Rich Asians” and Championing Asian Representation in Hollywood
As her star continues to rise, Fresh off the Boat and Crazy Rich Asians actress Constance Wu has become one of the leading voices calling out Hollywood’s skewed portrayal of Asians.

* * *
‘Mulan’ Turns 20: Ming-Na Wen Reflects on Animated Disney Classic
“I just remember being so taken aback that Disney was able to take an all-Asian story and was brave enough 20 years ago to go, ‘You know what? We want to make this story, because it’s an incredible one and it’s very inspiring about a young girl who really followed her heart and believed in herself,'”

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Season two of ‘The Terror’ will be set during Japanese American internment

AMC's horror drama is now an anthology series.

AMC has renewed the horror drama series The Terror for a second season, with some significant changes: it's now officially an anthology series, and the next iteration will switch up its historical setting to center on the Japanese American community during World War II.

'The Terror' Renewed For Season 2 By AMC Set During World War II

Season one of The Terror was inspired by the true story of a doomed Arctic expedition from the mid 19th century. But season two "will be set during World War II and center on an uncanny specter that menaces a Japanese-American community from its home in Southern California to the internment camps to the war in the Pacific," according to a press release from AMC.

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Angry Reader of the Week: Erin Quill

"We all need far more empathy and kindness for one another, and we need bravery now more than ever."

Hey, everybody! It's time to meet the Angry Reader of the Week, spotlighting you, the very special readers of this website. Over the years, I've been able to connect with a lot of cool folks, and this is a way of showing some appreciation and attention to the people who help make this blog what it is. This week's Angry Reader is Erin Quill.

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