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Now Weekly Issue 007: Latest AAPI News Headlines

Now Weekly Issue 007 is here with new and inspiring news from our AAPI community. Don’t miss these awesome AAPI News Headlines!

Steven Yeun Just Became the First Asian-American Best Actor Nominee in Oscars History

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Yuen is making history for the Asian American community this year with his role in the 2020 picture Minari

AAPI News Source: indiewire.com

H.E.R. Wins Song Of The Year For “I Can’t Breathe” at 2021 GRAMMY Awards Show

H.E.R. at the Grammys

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23-year old artist H.E.R. also took home the award for Best RnB song for her and Robert Glasper’s track ‘Better than I Imagined.’
 
AAPI News Source: grammy.com

I am not your scapegoat’: NYC public art calls out anti-Asian racism

Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya's artwork in the NY subway

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Brooklyn-based artist and neuroscientist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya created bold art posters to amplify the voice of Asian American communities as they face unwarranted violence during the Covid-19 pandemic.

AAPI News Source: nbcnews.com

Food drive pickup highlights NJ Asians’ struggles amid COVID, dispels ‘model minority’ myth

Community members in North NJ

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The Korean American Association in Palisades Park, NJ jump-started a food distribution program to support community members heavily impacted by the pandemic
 
AAPI News Source: northjersey.com
 

DC-Area Chefs Unite to Fight Racism Against Asian American Community

Che Kevin Tien in front of the Market Pier

Image by NBC Washington

Chef Kevin Tien of Moon Rabbit developed a weekly take out dinner series from D.C.’s top chefs to generate funds for Stop AAPI Hate

AAPI News Source: nbcwashington.com

President Biden denounces attacks against Asian Americans

Joe Biden giving his first national primetime address

Image by USA Today

In his first national primetime address, President Joe Biden openly condemned the vicious hate crimes against Asian Americans.

AAPI News Source: www.usatoday.com

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Victoria Cece

Victoria Cece

Aspiring Editor in 'Chef,' Victoria spends her time between her kitchen, Google Drive, and a good pasta scroll hole. She lives for discovering new words and foods, especially the ones she will struggle the most to pronounce. A passionate storyteller, Victoria currently works as a content strategist & copywriter for KITS Creativ.

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