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A New York City museum dedicated to telling Chinese-American

A New York City museum dedicated to telling Chinese-American history marked its reopening this week with an exhibit on fighting anti-Asian racism.⁠ ⁠ ‘Responses: Asian-American Voices Resisting the Tides of Racism’ displays a timeline showcasing the discrimination and bigotry toward Asians and Asian-Americans throughout their generations in the US.⁠ ⁠…...

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Bruce Lee is now a symbol of triumph over the racist Asian-A

Bruce Lee is now a symbol of triumph over the racist Asian-American portrayals that had dominated Hollywood. But Lee’s status in martial arts films also created a new box that Asian actors were stuffed into – the stoic martial artist.⁠ ⁠ The limited representation may finally be changing though. Recent…...

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The 18-year-old, the first member of the Hmong community to

The 18-year-old, the first member of the Hmong community to represent the US at the Olympics, added a gold medal to the silver she won earlier as part of the US women’s team in artistic gymnastics.⁠ ⁠ Lee succeeded defending champion Simone Biles, who withdrew over concerns for her mental…...

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The ongoing “Stories and Voices from LA Chinatown” exhibitio

The ongoing “Stories and Voices from LA Chinatown” exhibition celebrates the neighbourhood’s legacy as the first community in North America planned and owned by Chinese people. ⁠ ⁠ Those pioneering families consisted of Cantonese immigrants who dared to move to American shores at a time when arrivals from Asia were…...

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New York City Mayor Eric Adams called on Joe Biden to make a

New York City Mayor Eric Adams called on Joe Biden to make a public apology for former president Donald Trump’s “China virus” and other anti-Asian remarks.⁠ ⁠ “The president right now should stand up and say, on behalf of the American people, ‘We apologise to the Chinese community,’” Adams said.⁠…...

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From winning historic gold medals to dealing with anti-Asian

From winning historic gold medals to dealing with anti-Asian hate, 18-year-old Eileen Gu wants to pave the way for China’s next generation of female skiers.⁠ ⁠ Recently winning her first crystal globe after a perfect World Cup season, Gu is expected to be a triple Beijing Olympic threat in the…...

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Crowd favourite Gu, dubbed “the people’s champion” by a comm

Crowd favourite Gu, dubbed “the people’s champion” by a commentator, nabbed the women’s big air gold medal in her Winter Olympic debut with a stellar 94.50 in her third and final run.⁠ ⁠ The Chinese athlete beat two-time world champion Tess Ledeux from France and Switzerland’s Mathilde Grimauld, who scored…...

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China’s US-born figure skater Zhu Yi burst into tears on the

China’s US-born figure skater Zhu Yi burst into tears on the ice after stumbling twice during her latest Winter Olympics routine, as online criticism of the 19-year-old intensified.⁠ ⁠ Zhu was subjected to abuse on Chinese social media platform Weibo after she tumbled and crashed into the wall during Sunday’s…...

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US-born figure skater Zhu Yi has come under fire from Chines

US-born figure skater Zhu Yi has come under fire from Chinese fans on social media after a fall on her Winter Olympics debut for Team China.⁠ ⁠ The 19-year-old Californian fell flat on the ice during her routine on Sunday, finishing last in the Beijing 2022 women’s short programme team…...

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Dennis Casey Wu, a high school student in San Francisco, and

Dennis Casey Wu, a high school student in San Francisco, and his friend proposed the apology after they started researching the city’s history of racism against Chinese immigrants.⁠ ⁠ “I feel that this is the history that people need to learn,” Wu, who is Chinese-American, told a city committee last…...

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