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Photo from AP/Chris Carlson
Photo from AP/Chris Carlson

My personal opinions on Harris’ policy, viewpoints, and previous work as Attorney General are independent of my opinions on the discussion of her identity. I feel the argument I make in this article is something that should fall completely separate from party affiliations. All politicians should be held accountable for their actions, but this article is not about that-this is about representation and the, in my view, unfair discourse on Kamala Harris’ ethnicity. Please keep that in mind as you read.


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Melody Hahm is the west coast correspondent for Yahoo Finance, specializing in business and tech. She is also the head of programming at the non-profit Yohaus, an organization focused on having conversations with renowned individuals to build community. As a Korean American woman, Melody has worked hard to highlight distinguished Asian Americans, some of her most notable interviews including Jen Wong (the COO of Reddit) and Andrew Yang.

How did you decide to become a journalist, and what made you choose business and finance journalism?

I feel like journalism found me. I loved writing and public speaking, so it was an amalgamation of my interests. Also, the summer before eighth…


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Lillian Li is an author based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She’s most known for her book Number One Chinese Restaurant, which tells the story of employees in a Peking Duck restaurant and how they deal with their personal relationships when tragedy strikes. It has been featured by TIME, the Wall Street Journal, and Buzzfeed. Li’s work has also appeared in The Guardian and Medium. As her cousin, I loved getting the chance to catch up with her and learn more about her journey as a writer.

When did you first realize you wanted to become a writer?

There are two different ways to answer…


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In past elections, there has been one demographic that has remained largely overlooked: Asian Americans (AAPI). Though much can’t be done this close to an election, Asian-Americans must be acknowledged as their influence will only grow in the future. According to an article from the Pew Research Center, eligible Asian voters are predicted to make up only 4% of the total voter population, however, this equates to about 11 million eligible voters. Unfortunately, politicians often overlook the impact the Asian vote has in an election.


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It’s no exaggeration to say that Yayoi Kusama is one of the most prominent contemporary artists of our time. Boasting a near seven-decade-long art career, this Japanese artist has managed to achieve astounding levels of critical acclaim. Her distinctive installations and sensational polka dot motifs have dazzled a global audience-you may have seen pictures of her Infinity Mirrors circulating on Instagram or recognized her unique style in the public space.


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Xenophobia is everywhere in the country. From the fear surrounding Middle Eastern citizens, to the labelling of Chinese people as a virus, xenophobia has become a major problem in our society. With racial tensions high in America, along with a pandemic to accompany the divide, it is easy to ignore the discrimination that Asian Americans are going through.

Who is China Mac?

China Mac was born and raised in New York City and grew up in…


WARNING: Lots and lots of spoilers ahead! If you haven’t watched Parasite, go do that first! Or don’t — it’s your life.

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Deep into the second act of Bong Joon-ho’s twisty and cutting 2019 thriller, as Kim Ki-woo lies in a sleeping bag on the floor of a dingy public gym, he turns to his father, Kim Ki-taek, and asks, “Dad, what was your plan?” The older man stares up at the ceiling — the dim, blue light barely illuminating his face — and answers, “Ki-woo, you know what kind of plan never fails? No plan at all. No plan.”

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