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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 culture-makers and -shapers 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: May, 2021
May 30, 2021

A Harvard Law School professor has published an article claiming that the hundreds of thousands of Asian women whom the Japanese Imperial Army forced into being sex slaves were actually paid prostitutes willingly who signed up to be dehumanized, tortured, and even killed. Boston attorney Linda Champion, who is Korean and Black, is one of the many who are speaking out against this ridiculous assertion.

May 28, 2021

In this episode of The Two Kens we talk about how nature photography is such a humbling hobby while claiming to have "Biblical Authority" often fosters pride. This subject has implications and applications far beyond Christian circles.

May 23, 2021

Gloria Fanchiang is a soft-spoken Asian American Christian singer and songwriter, and too humble to appreciate fully that she has composed a rarity: a worship song that authentically expresses the injustices suffered by Asian Americans.

May 16, 2021

Hosting S1 of "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" was already a ceiling-shattering event for Lilly Singh. But her second season is a major paradigm-shift for late night television. And while Sabeeh Jameel looked like he was heading for a job in a big consulting firm or a UN gig, he landed in Singh's writers' room to help enable this transformation. 

May 8, 2021

Born and raised in San Francisco, Elise graduated from the incomparable Berklee School of Music, where she learned how to infuse her infectious songs with jazz idioms. After moving to LA, she's performed in local venues, while writing and recording songs that are often dance-inducing, while deeply personal.

May 2, 2021

We kick off our 7th season and AAPI Heritage Month with my conversation with Suman Mallick, who recently published his first novel about a young Pakistani woman who must learn to surmount the myriad obstacles presented by living in a world bound by patriarchy and a love-less marriage.

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