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Can We Talk About Non-Asian People Using The Term “Chink Eyes” Because It’s Time: “Chink” is a racial slur. Stop using it. On social media and every damn place else.

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To Be Both Midwestern and Hmong: Decades after they fought for the United States and took refuge in Wisconsin, Hmong immigrants and their children still struggle for acceptance.

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Here’s one reason there’s only one Chinese cop patrolling Monterey Park: Chinese mothers: In Monterey Park, Officer Bob Hung is the only Chinese-speaking cop on patrol.

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Muhammad Ali, Vietnam and the Asiatic Black Man: After famously rejecting his Vietnam War draft and being banned from boxing, Muhammad Ali’s reemergence to the sport was indeed a media sensation. And while Ali’s defiance against the war captured headlines, little attention was paid to how the Black icon’s steadfast beliefs that made him an unlikely advocate for Asians both in the U.S. and abroad.

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Detergent ad controversy: Is China less racist than the West? Chances are, you have seen the anti-black Chinese detergent ad. Jeff Yang contemplates the context of its production.

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Photographer captures mom’s surprise when she delivers boy: During Koto Nakamura’s delivery, her midwife told a story of a past client who had been told by ultrasound techs that her baby was one gender, only to be surprised when she delivered the opposite.

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Opinion: Purvi Patel’s Case Is Part of an ‘Unjust Pattern’: “Patel’s case is a heartbreaking example of the misuse of the law to punish women for their pregnancy outcomes. Despite the fact that no law in Indiana permits punishment of women for having or attempting to have an abortion, prosecutors misused the state’s feticide and neglect of a dependent laws in Patel’s case to re-criminalize abortion and punish Patel for experiencing a pregnancy loss.”

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The UCLA Shooter has Been IDed & the Racist Bullshit Begins: After the gunman in last week’s shooting at UCLA was identified as former doctoral student Mainak Sarkar, the trolls came out in full force.

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Why do Indian-Americans win spelling bee contests? As Hari Kondabolu put it, the National Spelling Bee is the “Indian Superbowl.” What explains the extraordinary success of Indian American kids in the spelling bee?

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Marvel, Please Cast Daniel Dae Kim as Namor the Sub-Mariner: The Nerds of Color makes the case that Marvel’s Namor the Sub-Mariner is a perfect opportunity to cast an Asian American male lead in the MCU.

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28 Asian-American Filmmakers You Need To Know: From blockbuster directors to ones behind earnest indie dramas, here’s a list of famous and not-yet-famous names. It’s hardly complete, but it’s a place to start if you’re interested in Asian-American talent behind the camera.

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Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera Announces First Asian-American Christine: It was recently announced that Ali Ewoldt will be the first Asian American actress — and the first actress of color — to play the principal role of Christine Daaé in Andrew Lloyed Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway.

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Talking Pregnancy and Prostate Stimulation With Ali Wong: New York Magazine talks to comedian Ali Wong in the wake of her recently released kickass Netflix standup comedy special Baby Cobra.

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James Wan, a Craftsman of Creepfests, Returns With ‘The Conjuring 2’: Director James Wan returns to his horror roots with the supernatural thriller The Conjuring 2, hitting theaters on June 10.

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Panelists: Even in comedies, the actors should seem real: Randall Park got together with six other comic actors for a conversation about diversity onscreen, firing guns and finding the right comic tone to Donald Trump as entertainment, among other things.

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Author: Marcus M. Wise

I love to spend my time online and on some outdoor activities that I like. I spend my weekends by going out with my friends and family. I also love to travel around the world if there a window for monetary budget. I have been into some exciting places and I am surprised to new things I saw.

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