New America Now: Chinese Culture Travels West, Again

New America Now: Chinese Culture Travels West, Again

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This week on Ethnic Media Watch, Khalil Abdullah discusses the Black Farmers Bill that passed last month and Valeria Fernandez discusses an article from El Diario La Prensa about how Latinos are the most affected by poverty, also tying into the recent release of Census data on Latino youth.
Stories discussed this week:
Black Farmers Bill Passed But Tough Road Still Ahead
Latinos hardest hit by poverty


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Yoichi Shimatsu joins us to give and update on the situations in Korea and how the WikiLeaks have affected Korea.


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Shirin Sadeghi talks to Gregory Taylor, a former Oakland Police Officer, who now spends his time writing a column for the Oakland Post about Chinese culture as well as teaching Chinese to African-American youth in Oakland. 


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Anchee Min joins us to discuss her book Pearl of China about Pearl S Buck, one of the first writers to introduce the west to chinese culture through her novels, and what it was like for Min to grow up in Mao's China. 


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Damian Platt's book, Culture is our Weapon focuses on how a cultural and musical movement can achieve the conquests of war--and with fewer causalities. 


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