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A Deafening Silence: Two Indian nationals were shot by a man yelling racial epithets. The president said nothing. That’s all we need to know about who matters in Trump’s America.

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On Borders and Citizens: “My US citizenship is a kind of bulwark. It is not a guarantee of protection.” Teow Lim Goh on her path to citizenship, Trump’s Muslim ban, and past events in history that show that having papers doesn’t guarantee protection.

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I Was a Muslim in Trump’s White House: When President Obama left, Rumana Ahmed stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country… and lasted eight days.

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Are Race-Based Advisory Groups Just Political Symbols? Recently, three fourths of the White House AAPI presidential commissioners stepped down from their posts in protest of Trump’s racist immigration policy. What can be gained from race-based advisory groups, and what are the limitations?

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Asian Last Names Lead To Fewer Job Interviews, Still: When it comes to job applications, not all names are treated equally. According to a new study, applicants with Asian names were 28 percent less likely to get called for an interview compared to applicants with Anglo names, even when all the qualifications were the same.

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The Shadow Side to Being an Asian American Over-Achiever: Psychotherapist Nicole Hsiang attempts shed light on the prevalence of suicide and depression among Asian American “over-acheivers,” with the hopes of starting needed conversations about mental health in our communities.

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If your dating profile says “No Asians” then you’re a “trash gay,” Korean comedian says: Comedian Peter Kim, a self-identified “fabulous husky gaysian,” takes the stage to tackle the issue of racism, misogyny, and fat-shaming among gay men.

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The Tiger Hunter Director Lena Khan on Being a South Asian Muslim in Hollywood Teen Vogue speaks to director Lena Khan about what it takes for an outsider to break into Hollywood and how to get more inclusive stories on the screen.

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An appreciation of the six-decade, 400-role career of character actor James Hong: Whether or not you know his name, odds are you’ve seen James Hong on screen. The 88-year-old character actor has more than 400 credits to his name.

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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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