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With anti-Asian hate crimes at record numbers, season two of THE MARGARET CHO - MORTAL MINORITY, Margaret's examining the HISTORICAL CRIMES that laid the GROUNDWORK for this recent onslaught of VIOLENCE. The 1871 Chinatown Massacre, The Fortune Teller Murders, the 2007 Virginia Tech Massacre. Margaret talks with Asian comedians, authors, journalists, podcasters as well as the organizations and people working to stop Asian hate. Subscribe to THE MARGARET CHO MORTAL MINORITY - wherever you listen to podcasts. 

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With anti-Asian hate crimes at record numbers, season two of THE MARGARET CHO - MORTAL MINORITY, Margaret's examining the HISTORICAL CRIMES that laid the GROUNDWORK for this recent onslaught of VIOLENCE. The 1871 Chinatown Massacre, The Fortune Teller Murders, the 2007 Virginia Tech Massacre. Margaret talks with Asian comedians, authors, journalists, podcasters as well as the organizations and people working to stop Asian hate. Subscribe to THE MARGARET CHO MORTAL MINORITY - wherever you listen to podcasts. 

    Fortune Teller Murders with Robin Tran

    Fortune Teller Murders with Robin Tran

    This week, Margaret and comedian Robin Tran discuss the bizarre 2005 murders of a Little Saigon psychic and her daughter -- known as the Fortune Teller Murders. Also, Margaret shares a psychic prediction that actually came true, a deep-dive on Pho, and Feng-Shui.
    This week we are highlighting Cali Kye Cab, which is a Bay Area service covering cab rides up to forty dollars for AAPI people who feel unsafe taking public transportation. Follow them on instagram @calikyecab. You can also donate via Zelle or Venmo, https://linktr.ee/calikyecab.


    The Margaret Cho is an Earios production.
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    Edited by Molly Hawkey.
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    The Noona Murder with Kristen Meinzer

    The Noona Murder with Kristen Meinzer

    This week, Margaret talks with podcaster/author Kristen Meinzer about Andrew Suh, a 19 year old college student who killed his sister's fiancé at her behest in 1993. Also, they talk about Meghan Markle and the invisible elements of biracial identity, how Margaret is thrilled to have moved into 'Ajumma' territory, and why forgiveness is overrated.
    This week Margaret highlights HEART OF DINNER. Volunteer or donate at Heartofdinner.org.


    The Margaret Cho is an Earios production.
    Theme music by Margaret Cho and Wade Ryan.
    Produced by Amanda Lund.
    Edited by Molly Hawkey.
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    Murderous White Coworkers with Jenny Yang

    Murderous White Coworkers with Jenny Yang

    Margaret talks with comedian Jenny Yang about the Rock Springs Massacre of 1885 that left 28 Chinese people dead. Tensions between white coal miners and Chinese workers reached a boiling point. White workers perceived that the Chinese workers were taking their jobs (willing to work for lower wages) and led a riot and subsequent massacre that touched off a wave of anti-Chinese violence.
    Also, they discuss the San Francisco man threatening Asian women at a bakery, Asian ghost stories and Chinese dragons.
    Support Red Canary Song, a grassroots collective of Asian & migrant sex workers. Redcanarysong.net


    The Margaret Cho is an Earios production.
    Theme music by Margaret Cho and Wade Ryan.
    Produced by Amanda Lund.
    Edited by Molly Hawkey.
    Call the Earios hotline: 626-604-6262.
     
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    "Black-Korean Conflict" and the LA Riots w/ R.O. Kwon

    "Black-Korean Conflict" and the LA Riots w/ R.O. Kwon

    This week, Margaret talks with author R.O. Kwon (The Incendiaries) about the infamous liquor store shooting of 15 year old Latasha Harlins by Soon Ja Du that along with the beating of Rodney King, set off the LA Riots. Also, the trope of Black-Asian conflict and the Derek Chauvin trial.
    Today we are highlighting the GoFundMe for Vilma Kari. https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-and-support-we-are-with-you-vilma-kari


    The Margaret Cho is an Earios production.
    Theme music by Margaret Cho and Wade Ryan.
    Produced by Amanda Lund.
    Edited by Molly Hawkey.
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    Myth of the Model Minority with Andrew Ti

    Myth of the Model Minority with Andrew Ti

    Margaret talks with comedian/podcaster Andrew Ti (Yo is This Racist?) to discuss how the Model Minority myth seeds resentment against Asians. They talk about the Detroit murder of Chinese-American Vincent Chin by two unemployed autoworkers and the recent attack on Pak Ho, a 75 year old Asian man who was assaulted in Oakland and later died of his injuries. Also, Aspirational whiteness and a call for more Asian civil rights leaders!
    Support Compassion in Oakland! They are providing chaperones for elders in the Bay area Chinatown neighborhood. You can donate or volunteer on their website compassioninoakland.org
    The Margaret Cho is an Earios production.
    Theme music by Margaret Cho and Wade Ryan.
    Produced and Edited by Amanda Lund.
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    Gold Rush Racism with Helen Hong

    Gold Rush Racism with Helen Hong

    Margaret talks with comedian Helen Hong about the worst lynching in American History: the Chinese Massacre of 1871. They also discuss the misplaced rage that Asian Americans are facing and how the Atlanta Spa Shootings were the culmination of a year of racist dog whistling. Helen recounts a personal story about her own father being targeted for his race at a grocery store. 
    Donate to the verified GoFundMe pages to support the survivors and victim's families of the Atlanta shootings.


    The Margaret Cho is an Earios production.
    Theme music by Margaret Cho and Wade Ryan.
    Produced and Edited by Amanda Lund.
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