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API MENTAL HEALTH HEROES

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Posted by Amber Chang Arvin Temkar’s blog post, “Suffering in the Dark,” highlights the necessity of bringing awareness to people of color suffering from mental health. Temkar brings awareness to the issue through the new book released by Bruce Springsteen titled Born… Read More »API MENTAL HEALTH HEROES

#SOLIDARITYWITHBRESHA

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Tomorrow, January 20, marks the 175th day that Bresha Meadows has been in jail for defending herself and her family from her abusive father. Today is a national day of action for the #FreeBresha Campaign, a campaign demanding Bresha be reunited… Read More »#SOLIDARITYWITHBRESHA

HOW DO *YOU* EAT PHO?

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Posted by Julian Castro My story of the week was an article about a Caucasian chef announcing his judgments about how to eat pho, the famous Vietnamese noodle soup, correctly. Bon Appetit magazine was facing major criticism when the Philadelphian chef… Read More »HOW DO *YOU* EAT PHO?

LETTERS FOR BLACK LIVES

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Posted by Becky Liang Beginning July 7, 2016, hundreds of Americans collaborated on writing an open letter on a Google document addressing the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and police brutality in general. The letter stemmed from Christina… Read More »LETTERS FOR BLACK LIVES

FIGHTING FOR VISIBILITY

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Posted by Simon Luu  Asians are discriminated against in the film industry. They do not receive much air time, but when they do, they are portrayed as the stereotypical character, the class nerd or the mute extra. Rarely is an… Read More »FIGHTING FOR VISIBILITY