Tag Archives: Kristi Yamaguchi

Jeopardy shows that Asian Americans have a Ways to go to be Widely Recognized

When I saw this category on Jeopardy last Friday, September 24, 2021, I was excited that Asian Americans would be the focus of a category on a popular nationally televised US TV show.  Given the perpertual foreigner stereotype and the … Continue reading

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‘Fresh off the Boat’ Episode Review: “King in the North”

Fresh Off the Boat, Season 4, Episode 19: “King in the North” Original airdate March 20, 2018. Synopsis:  Honey needs time away from home to relax and get ready for the baby, so Jessica tricks her into going north to … Continue reading

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Karen Chen takes Third in US Figure Skating Nationals but Can’t Represent US Internationally

15 year old Karen Chen of Fremont, California took third in the US Figure Skating Nationals held last month in North Carolina.  In instance that reminds me of what happened last year with Mirai Nagasu, she cannot compete internationally at … Continue reading

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Mirai Nagasu Joins the U.S. 2010 Olympic Women Figure Skating Team

Over the weekend, Arcadia, California native and sixteen year old Mirai Nagasu came in second place in the 2010 US Figure Skating Championship to secure a spot on the U.S. women’s figure skating team for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Earlier … Continue reading

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