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LA Times' Film Critic Justin Chang and Film Reporter Jen Yamato debate 'Ghost in the Shell' and the dangers of Hollywood Whitewashing

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LA Times' Film Critic Justin Chang and Film Reporter Jen Yamato debate 'Ghost in the Shell' and the dangers of Hollywood Whitewashing
April 6, 2017 Los Angeles What does the current crop of film and TV shows accused of whitewashing Asian roles say about Hollywood’s ongoing diversity crisis? L.A. Times film critic Justin Chang and film reporter Jen Yamato sat down to discuss the latest example of the issue - Scarlett Johansson’s casting as a futuristic cybernetic cop in Paramount’s “Ghost in the...

Foodies Alert - How NOT to Eat Chinese Soup Dumplings

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Foodies Alert - How NOT to Eat Chinese Soup Dumplings
April 10, 2017 Food writers Alert!  YomYomF.com writer Erin Chew finds a food story written and produced by TIME OUT LONDON about How To Eat Chinese Soup Dumplings, and yes, we agree with Erin, its just wrong, wrong, wrong!   http://www.yomyomf.com/time-out-london-makes-a-video-about-how-to-eat-chinese-soup-dumplings-but-does-it-all-wrong/

AsAmNews Reports: White House Initiative for AAPI Apparent Casualty of Trump Presidency

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AsAmNews Reports: White House Initiative for AAPI Apparent Casualty of Trump Presidency
January 21, 2017 By Ed Diono for AsAmNews In President Barack Obama’s first year in office, he reinstated the White House Initiative for AAPI that was first created by President Bill Clinton but had lain moribund during George W. Bush’s two terms. As President Donald Trump took office, the White House website was redesigned within a hour of his swearing in. Gone are any mentions of...

Disney Animator Tyrus Wong 1910 - 2016

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Disney Animator Tyrus Wong 1910 - 2016
December 30, 2016  Los Angeles  One of America's most celebrated Chinese American artists of the 20th century, Tyrus Wong has died at age 106. Despite his immense artistic talents and signficant contributions to Walt Disney's "Bambi," as well as other works such as “The Sands of Iwo Jima” (1949), “Rebel Without a Cause” (1955) and “The Wild Bunch” (1969), his...

2016 - The Year That Launched A Movement

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2016 - The Year That Launched A Movement
December 29, 2016 Photo: Asian American Demonstrators San Francisco Bay Area Circa 1968  2016 will go down in history as the year that sparked a movement. This was the year that Asian Americans came together en masse to fight for fair representation and visibility in our American society, and to stop racist, irresponsible and inaccurate coverage of our communities in the press, and...