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My Secret Life as an Undocumented Immigrant: When Karell Roxas came to the U.S. as a child, she and her family lived quietly, prayed for their accents to disappear, and faked it.

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Cheap eats, cheap labor: The hidden human costs of those lists: What’s missing from all those “cheap eats” lists? The work — and the history of racist labor practices — behind the food.

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You Wanted Just A Little Bit Of Xenophobia, But Got Too Much: Giri Nathan on interviewing Hindu Trump supporters and the recent rise in hate crimes.

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Unpacking Get Out’s “Asian” character: If you’ve seen Get Out, you may have also been wondering about the Hiroki Tanaka character. Melissa Phruksachart unpacks the meaning of his presence in the film. SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen the film, save this link for after.

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Six Asian-American Memoirs to Read for Women’s History Month: Need some books to read? Here are six Asian American memoirs to read for Women’s History Month.

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State Rep. Stephanie Chang Knocked on Every Door in Her District—Twice: Stephanie Chang was elected to represent Michigan’s 6th District in 2014, becoming the first Asian American woman ever to serve in that state’s legislature.

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Sikhs in the US: America is our home and we are here to stay: “Sikh Americans have faced threats and deadly attacks for more than 100 years — often because of our articles of faith, including turbans and unshorn hair — but we are an integral part of the American fabric, and our faith tradition offers guidance for confronting the hate that Americans grapple with today.”

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Kevin G. Perfects the Art of Failure After Mean Girls:Tired of auditioning for geeks and terrorists, actor Rajiv Surendra set his heights on the role of a lifetime — as the lead in Ang Lee’s Life of Pi. But after six years of preparation, things didn’t go as planned.

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The Worry I No Longer Remember Living Without: Around the happy moments with my autistic daughter lurks the anxiety, even worse under the new administration, that she will lose her right to be educated at her neighbourhood school.

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America’s Melting Pot Is Boiling Brown People To Death: “Every single day I wake up with a sense of dread that something is going to happen to someone I love. The chances just keep getting greater.”

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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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