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‘The Race Epidemic’ documentary wins prestigious ‘Golden Angel’ award for shining light on AAPI hate

The Race Epidemic,” the premier documentary on the recent rise of racism against Asian Americans during the COVID pandemic, has won the Best Documentary award at the 17th annual Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF). The documentary is currently raising funds on GoFundMe as it continues to seek nationwide distribution to raise awareness.

Earned recognition:The Race Epidemic,” produced by nonprofit organization Asian Pacific American Leadership Foundation (APALF), won the prestigious Golden Angel award during the cultural event in Los Angeles on Nov. 5, according to a press release. 

Bowen Yang to Win the ‘Visibility Award’ From Human Rights Campaign

Bowen Yang

Comedian Bowen Yang is set to receive an award from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) for his contribution to the visibility of the LGBTQ community both on and off the screen.

The Brooklyn-based writer and actor, who became a regular cast member on “Saturday Night Live” last year, will be given the Visibility Award at the HRC’s 25th annual North Carolina Dinner on February 22.

Chinese Scientists Among 9 Winners of the Lavish ‘Oscars of Science’ Awards in Silicon Valley

Breakthrough Prize

Two Chinese-born scientists were among the nine scientists recognized on Oct. 17 with a “Breakthrough Prize,” a $3 million Silicon Valley-funded award designed to bestow Oscar-level glamor upon its recipients.

Founded and sponsored by Sergey Brin, Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg, Pony Ma, Anne Wojcicki, and Yuri and Julia Milner, the prestigious awards aim to invigorate public engagement in the sciences by honoring, in the most lavish way possible, the cutting edge in three fundamental fields of basic science: Life Sciences, Fundamental Physics and Mathematics.

Filipino Journalist Wins Pulitzer Prize for Reporting on ‘Duterte’s Drug War’

A comprehensive coverage of what goes behind the brutal “drug war” in the Philippines has earned a Filipino journalist and his two colleagues at Reuters a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting.

Filipino journalist Manuel Mogato and two other Reuters reporters, Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall, were given the recognition for their “relentless reporting that exposed the brutal killing campaign behind Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.”