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2 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

America's need for a diverse generation of family physicians

Since joining my current practice two years ago, I've noticed that I care for a disproportionate number of immigrants of Chinese and other Asian descent compared to my colleagues.

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Related Topix: Prison, Brown University, University of Texas at Austin

6 hrs ago | Switched

Rep. Curt Clawson Mistakes U.S. Officials For Indian Nationals, Awkwardness Ensues

Rep. Curt Clawson, R-Fla., smiles after a ceremonial swearing-in with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and his mother, Cherie Clawson, left, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Frederica Wilson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, Ohio, Indian-American, Representative Trey Radel, US Senate, John McCain

7 hrs ago | WWLP

Farmer's market is rolling through Springfield

The Mobile Farmer's Market had no trouble selling its vegetables at the Linden Towers Apartments in Springfield.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Life, Food, Vegetables, Vietnamese-American

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Electronic Sriracha Festival in San Jose over Labor Day Weekend

Sriracha . A name that's made the journey from niche condiment to household staple in the course of hardly a decade or so.

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8 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Congressman Awkwardly Confuses Two US Government Officials With...

At an "intensely awkward" congressional hearing, Congressman Curt Clawson confused two senior, Indian-American U.S. government officials with representatives of the Indian government, Foreign Policy reported Friday .

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Related Topix: Indian-American

13 hrs ago | The Philipine Reporter

Amazon bestseller book by Fil-Canadian American to be launched in Vancouver

The #1 book on Amazon's Parenting and Adult-Child Relationships category was written by a Filipina-Canadian-American who enjoys juggling her thriving career and growing family, fundraising for Filipino community events and promoting work-family balance for women.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Filipino-American, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Travel, World News, Brazil, Philippines, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

14 hrs ago | The Philipine Reporter

Barrie Fiesta Foods store

Owners Teody and Cecile Asuncion outside the store with Consul General Junever Mahilum-West, Romi MananQuil, Necie MananQuil and the Mega World team before the ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Related Topix: Filipino-American

17 hrs ago | Rediff.com

EXCLUSIVE! Obama didn't know of Modi's US visa ban

The President was apparently unaware of the Narendra Modi visa ban controversy till April.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Indian-American, Hillary Clinton

18 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Twitter and Facebook lack workforce diversity, employ mostly white and Asian men

Despite their diverse customer and user base, major Silicon Valley companies employ a predominately male, white and Asian workforce, according to reports released by the popular technology businesses.

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Related Topix: Opinion

21 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Cultural exhibits, entertainment are fair highlights

No single event showcases the diversity of our home county like the Solano County Fair, and no single attraction at the fair does that better than the popular Cultural Pavilion.

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Related Topix: Filipino-American

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Northwest Asian Weekly

BLOG: A silver lining for the Korean community

Earlier this year, Sam Chung received bad news that he didn't get Gov. Jay Inslee's appointment for King County Superior Judge.

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Related Topix: Korean-American, US Governors, Jay Inslee, King County, WA

Cybercast News Service

ACLU, NAACP Seeking to Overturn Arizona's 'Racist' Ban on Race-Based AbortionsCNS

The ACLU claims that the The Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011 "relies on harmful racial stereotypes to stigmatize, shame, and discriminate against Black women and Asian American and Pacific Islander women who seek abortions."

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Related Topix: ACLU, Abortion, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Maricopa County, AZ

The Washington Post

A sona s first visit to Korea, his parentsa homeland

Think of the most put-together traveler you can imagine. James Bond with a tux and a passport, perhaps.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Korean-American

Eater

wire: Red Star Opens; 16 Course Forbidden Chinese Dinner

Asian-American sandwich shop Red Star opens at 176 Smith Street today. The menu sports some creative takes on classics like a miso BLT made with miso marinated slab bacon, a korean fried chicken sandwich with twice fried chicken, spicy gochujang and pickled daikon, and a roast pork sandwich with a cabbage and apple slaw and fried egg.

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Related Topix: Meat, Life, Food, Pork

Northwest Asian Weekly

"Yellowface" controversy over the "The Mikado" - Gilbert & Sullivan opera incites protest

Protestors at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. Front kneeling: Christina Seong. Middle row: Lizzie Lin, Iris Carrera, Diane Laguerta, Sonia Huang, Gei Chan, Iris Parker Pavitt, Laurie Shiratori.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera

DNA India

US lawmakers ask International Basketball Federation to review policy on Sikh turbans

Appalled by reports that Sikh players from India were asked to remove their turbans at an international basketball match, top US lawmakers have launched a campaign asking the International Basketball Federationa to review the discriminatory policy.

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Related Topix: Indian-American

National Public Radio

Can I Get A Do-Over? Shadow Selves And Second Chances

Two remarkable graphic novels being released this week are themed around shadow-selves, legacies and second chances: Bryan Lee O'Malley's Seconds is about a woman given the opportunity to magically undo past mistakes, while Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew's The Shadow Hero revises a mysterious golden-age superhero called the Green Turtle by fleshing ... (more)

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Neowin.net

Twitter says it hired "too many white and Asian men" to fill workforce

Twitter released their "diversity data" in response to a campaign by Reverend Jesse Jackson, which works to "protect, defend, and gain civil rights by leveling the economic and educational playing fields, and to promote peace and justice around the world."

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The Newberg Graphic

Alice Sumida learns to dance through history - Thursday, 24 July 2014 07:00

Nearly everyone at Edgewood Downs retirement center in Garden Home makes a beeline for her at some point during the day, wishing her a happy birthday, or telling her how happy they are to know her.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Garden Home (Portland, OR), Japanese-American

Arkansas Online

Ex-Jerome internee speaks Aug. 6 in LR

Frank Sata, one of thousands of Japanese-Americans who was forced to live in an internment camp in Arkansas during World War II, will be in Little Rock on Aug. 6 to discuss his experiences and how it shaped his father's art and his own work as an architect.

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Related Topix: Japanese-American, Little Rock, AR

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