Jen Yamato

LA Times, co-host of “Asian Enough” podcast

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Film reporter for LA Times, co-host of “Asian Enough” podcast.

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‘Asian Enough’ podcast hosts on rising racism during coronavirus outbreak

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Our critics review “The Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment of the “Fast” franchise, which now includes Charlize Theron; “The Lost City of Z,” an old-fashioned epic about an…

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“The Birth of a Nation,” the biopic about Nat Turner, who led the most famous slave rebellion in US history, hits theaters this weekend.

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