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Pro-Trump Group Shares Super Racist Anti-Asian Meme: Last week, a Facebook group called “Wisconsin for Trump” — which has more than 25,000 likes — shared a super racist anti-Asian meme critical of Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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The Great Wall Has a New Trailer, Plus Matt Damon Addressed the “White Savior” Concerns at an NYCC Panel: Matt Damon tried to address concerns over his “white savior” character in The Great Wall, but seemed to completely miss the point.

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The Guardian view on whitewashing in the movies: a failure of imagination: Writing Asians out of their stories is not in anyone’s interest; it’s not only evidence of bias but of creative failure.

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Bill O’Reilly’s Ugly Carnival: “Gentle fun”? Bigotry disguised as entertainment sociology. Cheap jokes about Chinatown from Fox anchor Bill O’Reilly and his sidekick might end up being pretty costly, in the end.

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Here’s Why People Still Think Racist Asian Jokes Are Acceptable: For one, they’re not funny. And these lazy jokes about Asians have consequences for real people.

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Asian American voters are spurning Trump – and threatening to spurn the Republican Party: The National Asian American Survey released recent findings that suggest Trump’s rhetoric, particularly on immigration, has caused many Asian American voters to distance themselves from the Republican party.

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Nonprofits May Hold Key to Immigrant Turnout in 2016: Nonprofit community organizations focused on mobilizing immigrant voters are proliferating around the country, and may play a crucial role in whether immigrants turn out in this election.

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Filipino Americans Make a New Name for Their San Francisco Neighborhood: Amid concerns of rapid development and subsequent displacement, community advocates of SF’s SoMa neighborhood hope to preserve the history of the Filipino residents who still reside there today.

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On Brink of a Sale, Family Shop in Chinatown Stays in Family: Opened as a general store in 1890, Wing on Wo on 26 Mott Street is said to be the oldest continuously run business in New York City’s Chinatown.

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Bruce Springsteen’s depression revelation is heartening — but people of color need mental health heroes, too: Bruce Springsteen’s accounts of depression in his memoir helped writer Arvin Temkar consider his own struggles.

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Jeremy Lin: More compassion, sympathy needed: Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin explained the team’s decision to put their arms around each other as a sign of solidarity during the playing of the national anthem prior to Thursday night’s 101-94 preseason victory over the Detroit Pistons.

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Here’s a Really Smart Take on Racial Politics in America Right Now: Jeff Chang’s We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Representation situates current Black empowerment movements in the context of historical anti-blackness, racism, and segregation.

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How many Asian Hollywood stars can you name? Right, it’s not easy: Naomi Gingold reports on the lack of Asian men as lead characters in Hollywood.

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People Were Moved By The Representation Of Asian-Americans On “Luke Cage”: When the Marvel series Luke Cage was finally released on Netflix, many were relieved that the Asian American characters did not have an accent.

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Ms. Marvel Will Save You Now: Marvel Comics’ Sana Amanat and G. Willow Wilson are the women behind Kamala Khan, the fictional Pakistani American teen who is also the superhero Ms. Marvel.

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Lewis Tan Fought to Play Iron Fist Hero Instead of Villain: Actor Lewis Tan will soon be hitting screens as one of the main villains in Marvel’s Iron Fist series, but he actually fought to make the hero of the story Asian, instead of yet another bad guy.

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How Fresh Off the Boat Got Ann Hsu, One of Taiwan’s Biggest Stars, for Its Season 3 Premiere: Taiwanese megastar Ann Hsu guest stars in the season three premiere of ABC’s Fresh Off The Boat.

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A Chinese-American Family Faces Financial Ruin In ‘The Wangs Vs. The World’: NPR talks with writer Jade Chang about her comic novel The Wangs vs. The World, the story of a Chinese American family that comes together following the 2008 financial crisis.

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Boogaloo Legend Joe Bataan Preaches “Streetology” and Diasporic Filipino Love: An interview with Latin Boogaloo musician Joe Bataan, who is featured in the new documentary called We Like It Like That.

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Don’t Mistake Dumbfoundead For Safe: Over the past decade Jonathan “Dumbfoundead” Park has built a name for himself as a rapper, actor, and advocate for Asian-American representation in mainstream media.

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A Good Girl Gone Bad Sketches Her Korean American Experience: Artist Kyung Me’s current solo exhibition “Bad Korean” explores the meaning of being “bad” in contrast to cultural definitions of being “good.”


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