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In Our Own Words: Reflections on the 15th Anniversary of 9/11: Muslim, Arab, South Asian and Sikh activists and allies recall where they were on September 11, 2001 and how that day has shaped their movements and resistance today.

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Not all Asians are the same — here’s why thinking that way hurts them: Disaggregating data on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders could do a lot of good for access to education, for one.

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The lasting impact of white teachers who mispronounce minority student names: Did you grow up having your name mispronounced constantly? According to recent studies, it turns out that this has a lasting impact on minority students.

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Don’t take your right to vote for granted. Immigrants like me wait years to have the chance. You may not like Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton much. That’s no reason to skip the election.

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The Pleasures of Protest: Taking on Gentrification in Chinatown: Working as a tenant organizer in New York’s Chinatown opened Esther Wang’s eyes to the ugly — and complicated — realities of gentrification.

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How Bruce Lee’s Daughter Is Sharing His Philosophies With the Digital Generation: Shannon Lee founded Bruce Lee Enterprises in order to continue her father’s legacy and share his philosophies.

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50 Years Later, Bruce Lee Still Makes ‘The Green Hornet’ Kick Ass: Last week marked the 50th anniversary of The Green Hornet, which introduced TV audiences to the masked crimefighter Kato — played by Bruce Lee.

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Bruce Lee and Freddie Mercury are best friends on this Japanese Twitter account
: As far as we know, Bruce Lee and Freddie Mercury never actually met in real life. But thanks to this toy and game-themed Japanese Twitter account, their action figures are now best friends.

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Arthur Dong’s Films Spotlight Asian American And Queer History: Arthur Dong’s 2008 documentary Hollywood Chinese offers not only a glimpse into the history of Chinese Americans in Hollywood, but also a history of queer performers.

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Gene Luen Yang reflects on 10th anniversary of American Born Chinese: Ten years ago, graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang released American Born Chinese, which follows the story of a boy named Jin Wang, who struggles with his identity after moving from San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood to a mostly white suburb.

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He makes white privilege a punch line. Will America get the joke? With his latest album Mainstream American Comic, standup comedian Hari Kondabolu is winning a broader audience.

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Steve Aoki on how his Asian-American identity shaped his career in music: Electronic music superstar Steve Aoki spoke with CBS News about the new Netflix documentary I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead and why it’s important to him to speak out about issues facing the Asian American community.


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