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03/26/2017 at 23:30. Facebook
“If I can, in my time on Earth, spend a little of that making the tiniest impact, then that’s what I want to do. It fuels me to do it more.”

'The Babel Project' puts storytelling in the hands of the underrepresented

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03/26/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
"Women will say this (the mahua liquor) is the root cause of violence against women because they will beat them after. They are a model for others. They add value to our traditional food system."

Women in India are turning a curse into 'positive action' with entrepreneurship

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03/26/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
"As a kid, I remember growing up with almost no superheroes who looked like me on television. Trini's Yellow Ranger was literally the first. It wasn't until I saw Trini in the first episode of the Power Rangers that I realized what I had been missing."

Diversity in 'Power Rangers' reboot film brings new layers to well-known series

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03/26/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
Ludi Lin sat down with us last week to talk about Power Rangers Movie, the need for more three-dimensional Asian characters in film, and what his biggest insecurity was growing up (plus, he's got a hidden talent he wants to share!): [ Nbcnews.to Link ]
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03/26/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Vo is 32. He's been a Louisiana resident since he was a baby and a U.S. citizen since he was 8. But he was born in an Indonesian refugee camp after his parents fled Vietnam. His lack of a birth certificate led to his being denied a marriage license under a state law that took effect last year.

"It treats him differently from citizens born in the United States or its territories."

Judge blocks Louisiana law that kept refugee from marrying

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03/26/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
"For me, I think the Democratic Party of Hawaii allows enough diversity of opinion that the values and ideas that I've always held can find a home there. Democrats that want to change the status quo in Hawaii are still fighting to do it, and I want to help them."

Hawaii Republican leader Rep. Beth Fukumoto officially resigns from GOP

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03/26/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
The story of Moses resonates with Vu family, who fled Vietnam as refugees in the late 1970s after the Vietnam War. Khoa Vu was born in the United States, but Chinh Vu was around 5 years old when their father took him on a boat trip to a refugee camp in Malaysia. About a year later, they made it to the United States.

Software company donates proceeds from latest game to Syrian refugees

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03/25/2017 at 23:30. Facebook
“I’ve worked with a lot of other great, charming, older actors and directors and I see them and I think, ‘Oh my gosh. I’m just a student!’”

After half a century, actor Hiroyuki Sanada is still renewing his craft

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03/25/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
"Fearless Girl shows us that the might of a charging bull, and that which it symbolizes, can be easily matched with the determination and defiance of young women."

New York politicians call for permanent installation of 'Fearless Girl' statue

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03/25/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
The son of immigrants from South Korea, Cho would be one of the first Korean Americans to ever serve on New York's City Council if he pulls off a win this fall.

Former Obama staffer enters race for New York City Council

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NBC Asian America
03/25/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
"We have a sense that fiction is just made up, and certainly invention is part of it. But the most resonant fiction, certainly the most resonant naturalistic fiction, has to take place in a recognizable world and a recognizable landscape. And I think that adds to the texture of the world she's creating. It's not a superficial world."

Writing her family's immigration story turned Lisa See from book critic to best-selling author

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03/25/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Applications from international students from countries such as China, India and in particular, the Middle East, are down nearly 40 percent this year at schools that answered a recent survey by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.

U.S. colleges see drop in foreign student applications survey finds

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NBC Asian America
03/25/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
"Power Rangers" actor Ludi Lin discusses the need for more (and better) representation of Asian characters in films. Plus, Lin shares one of his hidden talents.

New Power Ranger Ludi Lin Wants More Three-Dimensional Asian Characters in Film

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NBC Asian America
03/24/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
The settlement, Pachappa Camp, was founded in 1905 by Korean independence activist Ahn Chang Ho and established in Riverside, a city 55 miles east of Los Angeles.

California city honors first Korean settlement in U.S.

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NBC Asian America
03/24/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
The quick-thinking actions of two LAPD officers saved a suicidal man in the West San Fernando Valley. Kim Baldonado reports for NBC4 News March 22, 2017.

Officers' Quick Thinking Saves Suicidal Man

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NBC Asian America
03/24/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
Viet Anh Vo is 32. He's been a Louisiana resident since he was a baby and a U.S. citizen since he was 8.

But he was born in an Indonesian refugee camp after his parents fled Vietnam. His lack of a birth certificate led to his being denied a marriage license under a state law that took effect last year.

Judge blocks Louisiana law that kept refugee from marrying

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03/24/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
"What would happen if the communities that we worked with were the ones making the films instead of us. If we truly believe that they are the ones who can find the solutions to the problems that they face, what kind of shift could that make?"

'The Babel Project' puts storytelling in the hands of the underrepresented

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03/23/2017 at 23:30. Facebook
"We keep hearing about how things went down with the Japanese people. For anybody that has never been in the heat of combat, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and all of that was going on, there's no time to ask questions and find out who's a citizen and who's not."

Lawmakers respond after state rep. appears to defend internment

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03/23/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
Dylan Yang was sentenced to 13 years of confinement and 17 years of extended supervision.

"Our belief is that — although Mr. Kronenwetter had a very good reputation, and I know he cares very much for Dylan, and he was quite tearful at sentencing — we have found things that show that the outcome of the trial should not have had that result if it had been fully litigated."

New lawyers for teen convicted of homicide call for new trial

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NBC Asian America
03/23/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
"We only knew about its bad side — not its good side and the positive aspects."

Women in India are turning a curse into 'positive action' with entrepreneurship

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