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There’s A Long, Ignominious Trail Of Bans, Registries And Forced Relocation: President Trump’s executive order limiting immigration from majority-Muslim countries, which ignited protests across the country last weekend, joins a list of controversial presidential decrees through the years that have been aimed at foreign or domestic racial and ethnic groups.

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My Grandfather, the Refugee: Camille Nguyen calls other Vietnamese Americans to action against the recent executive order that bars refugees entrance into the United States.

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To my Vietnamese elders who support the immigration ban: Another call to action addressed to the Vietnamese American community: “Do not forget to recognize your own journey and how similar it is to many others in this world. Do not forget that these policies do affect you, your neighborhood, your community, your work.”

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Asian men shouldn’t need to meet Western masculinity standards to be considered “hot”: Jeff Yang on why flooding Twitter with pictures of Asian men with six-packs should not be the only way to re-claim Asian American masculinity.

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Why Trump is making Muslims the new Chinese: Before Trump’s attempts to legislate racial discrimination, there was the Chinese Exclusion Act, which lasted from 1882 to 1943.

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Portland teen discovers cost-effective way to turn salt water into drinkable fresh water: Portland teen Chaitanya Karamchedu has discovered a cost effective way to remove salt from ocean water and turn it into fresh water.

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Ottawa entrepreneur’s Instant Pot has attracted a devoted following of home cooks: Meet Robert Want, one of the entrepreneur’s behind the Instant Pot, the mega-popular kitchen appliance that’s taking North American households by storm.

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Viet Thanh Nguyen: By the Book: In this interview, The Refugees author Viet Thanh Nguyen calls Star Wars relevant to our age, “where most people identify with rebels but so many in fact are complicit with the Empire.”

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Q&A: Hasan Minhaj on Keeping It Together in Trump’s America: Now that the so-called “Muslim ban” promised during the election season has become reality for many in Middle Eastern and African countries, Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj talks about what it feels like to be an American Muslim, and how he’s taking action.

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Steven Yeun goes from ‘Walking Dead’ zombies to intergalactic robots in ‘Voltron’: Steven Yeun talks about playing the voice of Keith on the second season of Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender.

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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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