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The BIG DAY!

We are getting married tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!! Holy crap! We will be together 8 years this November. I am so beyond excited! We have been engaged now for 4 years! 674 more words

Surprise: Hollywood is Still Whitewashing POC Characters

Happy Asian American Pacific Islander Month!

Good news! The story of the Ni’ihau Incident is coming to the big screen. Bad news? Hollywood has learned nothing from the whitewashing outrage that has been in the zeitgeist for the last year. 418 more words

Movies

UN treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons: the chair of the conference is confident that it can be concluded by 7th July

ICAN reports that two decades of paralysis in multilateral nuclear disarmament efforts have ended as representatives from more than 130 governments began work. More than 800 elected representatives from 42 nations helped ICAN to build support for this UN process by signing their… 410 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Pacific Islanders Undertake Grand Experiment Against Purveyors of Junk Food

http://www.renegadetribune.com/pacific-islanders-undertake-grand-experiment-purveyors-junk-food/
By Russ Winter of The New Nationalist

Zero Hedge ran a derisive article entitled, Government Knows Best- Junk Food Ban Goes Global. ZH, which TNN believes usually does very good yeoman work on a variety of real issues decided to use the sham epithet, “nanny state” to describe policy put in place by Pacific Islanders to protect the well being of their people who suffer from serious obesity and diabetes. 686 more words

Daily News

Utahn among 10 members resigning from President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

SALT LAKE CITY – Ten members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have resigned in the last month, including one from Utah. 313 more words

News

JAMA Forum: Health Equity Matters for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

By Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH, and John J. Park, MB ChB

Achieving health equity remains a compelling vision for our diverse nation. But doing so requires clear understanding of health outcomes for all major American populations and their subgroups. 1,351 more words

The JAMA Forum