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The History of A Chinese American Family in Toledo, OH

There’s about 3264 Chinese folks in Toledo, Ohio. This is an article about one family that sort of can represent them. Although it’s about one family, this one could be just like yours. The article is a good history refresher for you Asian American history buffs. For the article the paper interviewed 40 Asian Americans. Good job, Toledo Blade! (Toledoblade – Chinese Americans)

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Asians Targeted for Violence in Philadelphia

They’re not only targeted in just one city, but mostly likely across multiple cities. This article spends most effort on Philadelphia where multiple incidents have perhaps proven that Asians are targeted for violence. Yes they might have more money, more gear, and might not fight back with violence. Who knows exactly, but it’s not good regardless. (WND – Asians in Philadelphia)

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David Choe vs Jeremy Lin – Biggest Asian American News Makers

In the last few days, two names have emerged as the biggest news makers of Asian America – perhaps of the year, and it’s only early February. Our friend, David Choe (below right) made huge news because of a Facebook mural, the right choice, and reportedly $200 million dollars. No, he didn’t build Facebook, but he decorated it and chose stocks over a decent sum of money for his labor in 2005. Years later, he has more than a winning lotto ticket or even Kobe Bryant. He’s been on Howard Stern, Nightline tomorrow, and there’s plenty of media he’s turning down. He’s been in the forefront of the news.     Then there’s Jeremy Lin, two games 58 points, a...

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Victim Forced to Say “I Love America” and Another Assaulted

It’s not safe to be in Boulder, Colorado on some nights for Asian Americans. First according to the Denver Post, ” One of the men — described as being a blond white male about 19 or 20 — said, “Do you think you are an American?” called him a “Chinaman,” punched him in the face “multiple times” and told him to say that he loved America, police said.”  Then unrelated was a sexual assault on an Asian American woman. Two attacks, one bad night. The illustration below is of the racial assault assailant who looks like a freak. Definitely the wrong way to start off the New Year, Boulder… (Denver Post – Attacks)

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With Harold and Kumar Asian American Break Stereotypes? C’Mon!

This has to be one of the worst headlines ever. It’s not that it’s just wrong, but it’s filled with stupidity. Did you know, these two who have successfully launched all of Asian America to be looked at differently? It was these two! Not the decades of hard work by many others, or publications, or websites for that matter. It was two characters. Better yet, it was the director and film writers, perhaps the studio, they did it and we’ll guess they’re not Asian American. So according to the headline, Asian Americans need to bow down, pour tea, and pull the rickshaws of Hollywood execs who green lighted a project such as this. C’Mon Washington Post. (Washington Post – Stereotypes)...

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