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Asian Americana is a podcast about slices of distinctly Asian American culture and history. Hosted/produced by @Quincetessence. Founding member @podcastpotluck

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When Claudia is like, "“I didn’t know [Mimi was in an internment camp],” and Janine is like, “She doesn’t talk abou… https://t.co/DSMagMUD5L
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaIt's up! Go watch The Claudia Kishi Club, a doc about how the long reaching influence of Claudia from The Baby-Sitt… https://t.co/i4hTo77xLsDidn't expect to find a story of immigrant ingenuity in the world of covid testing. Then I learned a pair of immi… https://t.co/jC00pjbH3v
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaEllen Ahn on how being an immigrant has helped her lead her Korean American social services agency thru covid and t… https://t.co/t3Z6W6wkyb
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7/10
2020
Continuing on the Claudia Kishi coverage club, @bettinamak shares her ode to Claudia Kishi too! https://t.co/Gd4r5BFORYJUST IN: The #2020Census national self-response rate is at 62% as of July 8. The more households that respond now,… https://t.co/Oe39lQArjx
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaIn memory of a beloved leader in Los Angeles' Filipino American community. https://t.co/VXi3pArLiq
7/9
2020
Fan of the actress playing the new Claudia Kishi on Baby-Sitters Club? Friend of the show @traciglee spoke with Mom… https://t.co/osaoZ0QwUA
7/8
2020
And if you haven't heard our episode yet, check it out here or on your favorite podcast app https://t.co/EZ3lvMYaNEFor those of you who liked our #ClaudiaKishi episode of Asian Americana, @suedujour_'s #ClaudiaKishiClub comes out… https://t.co/cGOrrOUq3i
7/7
2020
@angryasianman If you want to hear how those remixed covers got started, you're in luck! We talked to… https://t.co/o1yVf7KkS1.@angryasianman reminds y'all about his remixed Baby-Sitters Club covers featuring our hero and role model Claudia… https://t.co/gKIRGIQS1t
7/6
2020
And @suedujour_'s #ClaudiaKishiClub hits Netflix next week!But if you want to hear more about her influence: https://t.co/EZ3lvMYaNEWe're not the only ones who noticed how important Claudia Kishi was to everyone! https://t.co/uulMYsp2fL
7/3
2020
Remember @MalakaGharib from our Helpers in the time of Coronavirus episode? We talked about how she drew a sweet co… https://t.co/08XF5SFs1K
7/2
2020
Good morning! Japanese American communities are missing out on one of our favorite cultural traditions this summer… https://t.co/GaTEA3C86P
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6/30
2020
For our very last episode, Team Nancy takes a final stroll down memory lane ♥️ https://t.co/05Y64mVL2D
Retweeted by Asian Americanamaybe the biggest thing i learned working at nancy is that the idea of "objectivity" just so rarely applies anymore… https://t.co/Hi34QW3WS6
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaWe've started a community-driven spreadsheet where you can recommend some of your favorite queer podcasts (and podc… https://t.co/lv6wSFcn86
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6/29
2020
Boba Guys recently came under fire for a racist incident that the owners thought was isolated. I talked to former w… https://t.co/gkGW9vwmPt
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6/28
2020
A new song from the legendary Nobuko Miyamoto. https://t.co/dJLbYEL8X6
6/26
2020
@ong_going Anything for one of our story producers!
6/25
2020
Thread for a lot of great texts and sources of information! https://t.co/uJwbi7jzNxHonor Vincent's memory: fight against senseless murders, esp. against BIPOC who disprop. suffer state violence. Fig… https://t.co/zAJ0kdJ0Fb
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaToday marks the 38th anniversary of my cousin Vincent Chin's brutal death. We say Vincent's name as an example of t… https://t.co/smVoEdsdaF
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6/24
2020
Been thinking more and more seriously about taking @Asian_Americana full time. Not 100% sure if I could raise enoug… https://t.co/0j56LlEiT2
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6/22
2020
Tonight! https://t.co/iyXQDIDvOV
6/16
2020
#BlackLivesMatter @Blklivesmatter https://t.co/hkunI67Jyt
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6/14
2020
Have you used the letter from @LettersForBL (in whichever language) to talk to your families about Black lives, the… https://t.co/bQ4AzYIiCV
6/13
2020
@LettersForBL And if you HAVE used the letter to start conversations with your family or other close ones -- we'd l… https://t.co/leDtEAxLwlThe 2020 version of Letters for Black Lives is out and has been translated into dozens of languages (including tons… https://t.co/Cat8vreFoG
6/10
2020
I've seen some questioning from within the AsAm community lately about whether the effort of calling in our family… https://t.co/vzp6AOCv4t
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaHoly fuck can you not with this model minority bullshit https://t.co/Slr8lMcrZw
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6/9
2020
This. https://t.co/lnXGGAFSMl
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaPeople in power: you all came up to me when this came out. You all told me how good it was. You all pledged to do b… https://t.co/CNlv3LsmtA
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaWhich means not having minority/queer podcasts being the first on the chopping block when you gotta save some $. Wh… https://t.co/DXtN8uQsIZ
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaWhen this first came out, the buzz around it forced newly-woke companies to hire a bunch of entry-level POC. 5 yea… https://t.co/hPBzaKtbIT
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6/8
2020
Just like how there's more to Asian American stories than the immigrant experience, there's more to Black stories t… https://t.co/X50rSIq3l0
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaAre you... for real? https://t.co/hpfLPe5FHb
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaWe interviewed Breonna Taylor's loved ones about who she was: https://t.co/cXDywPQR9u On Baltimore protests:… https://t.co/bjv0H4AEYX
Retweeted by Asian Americana.@hasanminhaj on @patriotact speaks directly to anti-Blackness from Asian Americans, our intertwined histories/lega… https://t.co/aM02x46XojDear U.S. History teachers and professors: I say this with love, because I love teachers who love to teach. Now is… https://t.co/v9fhy824Ia
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6/4
2020
Thread. Right now, there is a grassroots, coalitional effort to restore race-conscious affirmative action in Calif… https://t.co/KpDmChspnu
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6/3
2020
This is a week of action (via @Mvmnt4BlkLives), not silence. Amplify these efforts! https://t.co/lIsWun9Jj3Update! @LettersForBL is working on 2020 updates this week. Keep an eye out for it; we'll do our best to amplify that work too!#BreonnaTaylor #NinaPop #TonyMcDade #AhmaudArbery should be w us. As Southeast Asians, one of our own, Tou Thao, st… https://t.co/e4TyjrIeDk
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6/2
2020
Looks like there's a new effort coming from Letters For Black Lives. https://t.co/iLSSMBwfv6Thread. https://t.co/XBUqTbGioz
6/1
2020
A sneaker shop in Los Angeles Little Tokyo got looted and this is how they've reacted. People over profit. Much lo… https://t.co/heMQXhkAej
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaA reading list from @blkwomenradical and @aafcollective event: “Sisters and Siblings in the Struggle: COVID-19 + B… https://t.co/g6zYsALJEaTake a look at this Black and Asian American Feminist Solidarities reading list from Black Women Radicals and Asian… https://t.co/DWzfXRb3MG
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaBe an ally now. Read the Letter for Black Lives to initiate conversations in your family about anti-Blackness. https://t.co/UR9cv7Z6iG
Retweeted by Asian Americana1978 ad in @nytimes: Black Americans urge admission of the Indochinese refugees. “As concerned citizens of the blac… https://t.co/znMJMSCaxQ
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5/31
2020
1/ @NPRCodeSwitch created a (very non-comprehensive) list of names of black folks killed by the police since Eric G… https://t.co/9vpmYmqah6
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5/30
2020
"Ruhel, an immigrant from Bangladesh, explained it this way: “Life is more valuable than anything else,” he said, h… https://t.co/MEUph8luKb"Justice for George" in downtown LA https://t.co/I7tZDd5iQl
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaAsian American Anti-Blackness Is Real—And So Is Our Responsibility to End It - Densho: Japanese American Incarcerat… https://t.co/PoPtELZFxj
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaThis was posted several weeks ago in response to Ahmaud Arbery's murder, but unfortunately will be continuously rel… https://t.co/AfE4Br5wid
Retweeted by Asian Americana#Asians4BlackLives #BlackLivesMatter 💕! https://t.co/hcwvaYaosT
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaFellow Asian-Americans, I don't know how else to say it: Your proximity to whiteness will not save you. It will not… https://t.co/wJxMqbHplO
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaAAJA condemns arrest of @OmarJimenez & @CNN crew covering #GeorgeFloyd protests in MN. We stand in solidarity & sup… https://t.co/pEOMuJKBGA
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaThe original #LettersforBlackLives project was translated into a bunch of languages -- hopefully this can help give… https://t.co/CygIFI9Hq9The team at @NPRCodeSwitch also did a story on it, in case you'd like some context and coverage: https://t.co/31nrYyc3syFor those looking for resources on how to discuss the current issues and the importance of Asian American understan… https://t.co/XFjQMXi4pfFrom @DenshoProject: "Silence is compliance, and we want to be the kind of ancestors who were loud and disobedient… https://t.co/5qCEPqlA4rIt's frustrating to see people feel like they have no allies, no resources, no support. And I also know folks are f… https://t.co/A8OhRlqt4h
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaFor all of us Asian American brothers and sisters, as we ask people to hear us when we talk about racism from COVID… https://t.co/Fj9WRszP0b
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaWe’re holding a lot of grief and anger over the Black lives stolen by white supremacy in recent weeks. For George F… https://t.co/7gr7hkhV0O
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5/29
2020
More great coverage from @taylorweik. “We’d been around for so long, and this store is something my great-grandfat… https://t.co/uXVifZDcMwread the entire fking thread https://t.co/OBovmp360M
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaIn our 9th episode, producers Ada Tseng and Caroline Chang explored facial hair and the ways it can signify Asian A… https://t.co/hNNsdaSBwn
5/28
2020
What should we learn about, think about, take action on today and all the tomorrows? #GeorgeFloyd #ICantBreathe #BlackLivesMatter
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaA1: In Los Angeles County, the death rate for Pacific Islanders is 12 times higher than it is for whites, 9 times h… https://t.co/IyN3jomvst
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaNever forget. https://t.co/58ihkxhy6U
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaIt is important to note that in Netflix's new Baby-Sitters Club series, NOBODY IS WEARING SHOES in Claudia's room.… https://t.co/N1XbLbCzGy
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaIf Asian Americans are angry about anti-Asian racism, they need to be angry about all kinds of racism and call them… https://t.co/EWjCagv2cS
Retweeted by Asian Americanaa while back, I wrote this primer about the origins of the model minority myth and anti-blackness: https://t.co/6lF5tKMJg3
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaHow do we learn to stand up not just for ourselves, but everyone's right to live, to belong, to survive and thrive?… https://t.co/pMxHEwCHyTWe fight to live, and we fight to belong -- but who is it that we fight to do so? Whose lives and whose belonging d… https://t.co/7DFxlyYEOlLet's also think about the historical and cultural context of opportunities, identities, and relationships given or… https://t.co/vE20KC4uAXThere is no excuse in our being complicit in the death of any Black person. Especially knowing our history, let's… https://t.co/AetrVz2piz
5/27
2020
In our 8th episode: An old interview with groundbreaking scholar and community organizer Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon… https://t.co/N2YXmM4TcY"...Sansei dances hark back to more than just prom memories – they’re a revival of what is known as the Los Angeles… https://t.co/gancKEk1z3#haynaku #POEM I #read earlier @fanhs_national #FANHS Rap Session: a dedication to Jesse, Dawn & the #ancestors. I… https://t.co/0P6iIoPDqj
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5/26
2020
In our seventh episode, we explored how the character of Claudia Kishi (from The Baby-Sitters Club books) stood out… https://t.co/AayKfOao70
5/25
2020
On our seventh episode we wanted to highlight a few Filipino American podcasts: @TFALpodcast, @alanmontecillo's… https://t.co/VhwmfjLaACOkay, I'm doing it. I'm recutting my #DawnMabalonisintheHeart episode of @Asian_Americana to prepare it for conside… https://t.co/IA13nDf5Iy
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5/23
2020
Our fifth episode (and maybe our best musical episode) explores the story of @laurendyee's play Cambodian Rock Band… https://t.co/0LyT9PFwSxWe're really sad about this. If you have not, please listen and subscribe to @NancyPodcast as they finish their run… https://t.co/qkhg1Ym9rRI'm so grateful to @hyphenmag, a dream publication, for taking on this essay that tells a story I have been trying… https://t.co/RVJZ9wC35D
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5/22
2020
In our fourth episode, we used boba/bubble tea as a lens to look at different Asian American experiences from acros… https://t.co/mDqV1zx5eDI’m honored to be a part of 2 panels representing @racismisavirus and @UnapologeticAzn this Sunday. ⁠⠀ Thank you t… https://t.co/io3NZ0NbfF
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5/21
2020
In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we share an article "What it means to be Vietname… https://t.co/WjjlRMijvI
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaIn our third episode, we explored how Chinese Americans worked to make California's Sacramento Delta farmable. We a… https://t.co/DX3DPbbwfK"Yuri believed that the movement had to care for everyone involved in the struggle, especially those who were most… https://t.co/G7aysWnJTN
5/20
2020
wrote about cycles of history and Asian Americans getting the PBS treatment for @NewYorker https://t.co/FjCCNiGBwB
Retweeted by Asian AmericanaIn our second episode, we explored the question of how we think about food access and health in Asian American comm… https://t.co/OAvWzk1gpIJoin me tomorrow for Kids Corner workshop hosted @sikh_coalition to ‘Find Your Superhero Within’. Kids of all ages… https://t.co/4vWLUQddT9
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5/19
2020

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