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OPINION: The Future of Asian Americans Lies with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Editor’s Note:  Grace Meng and Judy Chu are elected Democratic politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives. The views expressed in this piece are solely their own.

Words matter. And a president’s words matter even more. That’s why it is critical that we elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, who use their words to unify and inspire us to be our best selves.

NY Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Ensure Students Learn Asian American History

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U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) introduced a bill on Tuesday that promotes the teaching and learning of Asian Pacific American history in schools.

The legislation’s announcement fell on the 42nd anniversary of President Jimmy Carter’s enactment of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Week, which President George H. W. Bush later extended to the month-long celebration we know today.

Racist ‘Dirty Chinese Restaurant’ Video Game Cancelled After Company Receives Severe Backlash

After a severe backlash from people around the world, Big-O-Tree (wordplay on “bigotry”) officially issued an apology to the Chinese community and announced the cancellation of its “Dirty Chinese Restaurant” game.

Big-O-Tree made the cancellation announcement of “Dirty Chinese Restaurant” on its Facebook and official website on October 5.