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ASIAN AMERICA: THE KEN FONG PODCAST

Ken Fong gets to the heart of Asian American culture, history, and spirituality. Through interviews with movers and shakers in the Asian American community -- some you know, others you've never heard of before -- prepare to laugh, cry, and be amazed.
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Now displaying: February, 2017
Feb 28, 2017

Nancy Yuen discusses her new book REEL INEQUALITY, and how Hollywood continues to put forth white people and white stories as the standard, while ignoring and dehumanizing people of color. Don't miss Nancy's rant about LA LA LAND and her love for MOONLIGHT!  (Intro: Unseen)

Feb 22, 2017

Award-winning novelist, race car driver, and professor Shawn Wong stops by to chat about his upcoming book, drag racing exploits, and the Red Badge Project -- an amazing program that supports military veterans as they discover and give voice to their unique stories. (Intro: Free Money, Part 2)

Feb 15, 2017

Playwright Anupama Chandrasekhar talks about the L.A. debut of her new work FREE OUTGOING, running at East West Players' David Henry Hwang Theater from 2/9 - 3/12. She discusses the collision of modern technology with traditional values, and the hypocrisy that exists regarding female sexuality. (Intro: Free Money)

Feb 9, 2017

Author Jeff Chang discusses race and resegregation in his newest book WE GON' BE ALRIGHT. He talks about displacement, the growing economic gaps between races, the warehousing of people of color in prisons, and how Asian Americans need to do more than just stand on the sidelines. (Intro: Tears)

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