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Master of None Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Writing

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By Ed Diokno

Diversity – racial, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle – was threaded throughout the Emmy awards show Sunday night – from the opening monologue by Jimmy Kimmel to the series of awards to actors of color.starting with the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy, won by Ansari Aziz and Alan Wang for

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Asian Teens under Pressure in Silicon Valley? CDC Studies High Suicide Rate

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Suicide and teensBy Ed Diokno

Over the course of nine months in 2009 and 2010, six Palo Alto teenagers committed suicide. Between 2010 and 2014, an average of 20 children and young adults killed themselves annually in Santa Clara County, where Palo Alto is located.

The deaths in the city constitute two recent “suicide clusters” (multiple … Read more

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Parents (of multiracial kids) Just Don’t Understand

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Raising Mixed RaceBy Alice Wong

Talking about race is complicated enough but how do parents of multiracial Asian American children talk to their kids about race and racial identity? What are the experiences of multiracial Asian American children? What’s missing in the media representations of multiracial kids?

Writer, scholar and activist Sharon H. Chang talked with AsAmNewsRead more

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Broadway Actor Stands Up for Autistic Child

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Loh, Kelvin Moon

Kelvin Moon Loh with AsAmNews art & culture reporter Lia Chang

It was an awkward moment for both the audience and performing actors this week during a matinee performance of the Tony Award winning revival of the The King & I.

Kelvin Moon Loh who’s part of the ensemble cast wrote about it on his … Read more


Daily Kos: Asian Americans Have Themselves to Blame for Cameron Crowe and Emma Stone

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Emma StoneThere’s been a lot of outrage in the Asian American community over the whitewashing of Emma Stone’s character Allison Ng in the Cameron Crowe movie Aloha.  However, an open letter published in the Daily Kos wonders if Asian Americans have misdirected their rage.

Sure Hollywood is to blame and it was Cameron Crowe who bears … Read more


International Examiner: Asian Immigrants Struggle with Standardized Tests

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SAT PrepAsian immigrant students learning a new language in the United States face additional barriers to passing standardized test and parents aren’t in a position to help them, reports the International Examiner.

Greater access to educational policies about these tests are essential if parents are to help their children navigate these tests, according to Susan … Read more

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Examiner: New Book on Chinese American Parenting Unlike Tiger Mom

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New York ChinatownThe new book We Are All Wizards confronts the issues Chinese immigrant families face raising Chinese American youth.

You likely won’t find tips on tiger parenting in the book.

“There are a lot of workbooks in China and mainstream USA. but not about Chinese-American kids,” said Citania Tam, a licensed clinical social worker who worked … Read more

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Asian American Teen Says Enough With the Tiger Parenting

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studyingPerfect SAT scores, 5’s on the advance placement test, concertmaster and president of the science club– all paths that can get you into Harvard.

It’s the path many Asian American tiger parents want to see their children take. But in a blog for Teen Ink, Susansh1996 wonders when enough is enough.

She argues this … Read more

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Society Pages: Poll Finds Asian Americans Less Likely to Spank Kids

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spankingA survey of parents in the United States finds that Asian American parents are the least likely to spank their kids, according to an article by Jennifer Lee in Society Pages.

The sociologist from the University of California Irvine says that just 12 percent of Asian American and Pacific Islander women surveyed and 47 … Read more

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Asian American Parents React to Their Children Saying “I Love You”

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Family A video on You Tube from Steven Lim is challenging Asian Americans to tell their parents “I love you.”

Numerous young people Lim interviewed for his video admitted they had never told their parents they loved them. The excuse most often used is that the parents have never said they loved them.

I don’t know … Read more


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