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Fresh Off the Boat Roundtable: 5 and 6

This week our roundtable discussion of TV’s Asian American family looks at episodes 5 and 6. Read below for more on Shaq (Fu and Soda, respectively), “the talk,” and more. 2,353 more words

ABC

Fresh Off The Boat


After hearing from a fellow (reely)dope writer and a few people around the office talk about how funny ABC’s new Asian-American sitcom Fresh Off The Boat is, I decided it was my duty as a Chinese-American dude to decide for myself by hopping over to Hulu to catch the first four episodes. 1,238 more words

TV

Asian-American families are closing the racial wealth gap the fastest

Job applicants at Asian Diversity Career Expo.

Quartz:

The past few years have been good to Asian-American families: they are erasing the financial disparity with white households faster than black and Hispanic families. 167 more words

Links

A new beginning

Last night my husband and I had panda express for dinner and when I opened my fortune cookie it said, “Courage and optimism are your strongest traits.” Call me crazy but I have always loved fortune cookie messages & horoscopes so when I opened the cookie last night I new it would be the first thing I wrote about.

Recovery

Being Asian-American...

…and having to deal with changing policies to college admissions.

Just last week, I was having breakfast at home and reading the newspaper (yes, people still do that!) when one of the articles struck me. 774 more words

Musings

Audrey Magazine: "Fitness Friday"

Audrey Magazine:

During my first experiences working out, whether it was a training class in college or at the gym with friends, I would always hear: 394 more words

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Asian-American students share their struggles in #MyBananaStory

Some individuals consider the banana to simply be a sweet, crescent-shaped fruit. But for some Asian-American students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, it has a different connotation. 935 more words

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