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THE SLANTS WON!

US Patent and Trademark Office vs. The Slants aka Lee vs. Tam aka Matal vs. Tam
has been decided by the Supreme Court of the United States!  Read the SCOTUS opinion here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/16pdf/15-1293_1o13.pdf
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Hear or Read the Original Arguments heard by SCOTUS on Jan, 18th
https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/audio/2016/15-1293
The raw docket info: https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docketfiles/15-1293.htm

The Podcaste’s Opinion:
cheers
The Slants took the United States Patent and Trademark Office to school on the 1st Amendment and how Freedom of Speech works and who it’s meant to protect! Congrats, The Slants! Cheers Simon Tam! Great job! Thank you for being awesome and never giving up!

Our previous posts about The Slants

The Slants on Tour!
https://thepodcaste.com/2017/04/19/the-slants-on-tour/

Why “The Slants” case is actually a Social Justice fight
https://thepodcaste.com/2017/01/23/why-the-slants-case-is-actually-a-social-justice-fight/

Interview with The Slants
https://thepodcaste.com/2017/01/16/interview-with-the-slants/

#TheSlantsvsUSPTO
https://thepodcaste.com/2017/01/17/theslantsvsuspto/

FOLLOW THE SLANTS!

Twitter –  https://twitter.com/theslants

Simon Tam

@SimonTheTam

Yuya Matsuda

@matsudayuya1

Ken Shima

@kenshimamusic

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/slantsofficial/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/theslants
TheSlants.com
Youtube.com/TheSlants

Our vids of The Slants:

Wanna cry? If you don’t want to cry don’t click on this. (saddest song, so beautiful)

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#WiretapWednesday: Asian Community Activist – Christian Oh

Christian Oh

Asian Comunity Activist

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You’d be hard pressed to find someone more involved in the Asian community in DC, or in DC as a whole than Christian Oh. Christian is a part of every element of DC, organizing events for local charities and non-profits, promoting artists and standing up for Asian and Pacific Islander identity. Here’s just a little of what he’s involved with:

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DCAPA Film Festival
http://www.apafilm.org/
Christian is currently the Executive Director of this massive film festival that showcases Asian American film from all across the country and even from around the world.
Follow their Social:
https://www.instagram.com/dcapafilm/

https://www.facebook.com/apafilm/
To inquire about  “Script-To-Screen” or submit your screenplay, contact:
zhibo@apafilm.org

Learn more about Asian American Leadhttp://www.aalead.org/

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Rapper: Heesun Lee

Christian is proud to manage the talent of a strong Asian-American female voice Heesun Lee. She has lived a uniquely American life with a multitude of influences being adopted into a Chinese American family and listening to her favorite US hip hop artists growing up.  Her diverse influences and experience makes her tagline: “Breaking Stereotypes” all the more real, as she encourages listeners to follow their passions.

heesunleemusic.com
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC_flJzcpsGCJywYG7lA4xg
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrMrq0enjJnZwTTujwuSrfQ

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The Slants/Anime Convention/Kollaboration

Christian explains how he met Simon Tam and the Slants at their beginnings at Anime Conventions and his work with artists through http://kollaboration.org/
Upcoming events:
K-Pop Event – June 24th – Eden Lounge
July 22nd – K-Pop Expo
Otakon

GI Film Festival
Thursday Raw at Howard Theater

BONUS LINKS:
The Food we talked about:

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Chef Evelyn Bunoan’s
POM (Philippine Oriental Market & Deli)
3610 Lee Highway
Arlington, Virginia 22207
703 528-0300
Open Tuesday through Sunday: 10:30AM–4:30PM

http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2016/may/24/philippine-oriental-market-food-lovers-dream/

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Uyghur Cuisine:  Queen Amannisa
320 23rd Street South,Suite 150, Arlington, VA 22202
https://www.queenamannisa.com/
11:00AM Til 10PM Monday-Sunday

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Jollibee
4541 S Plaza Trail, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
http://www.jollibeeusa.com/

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For all your shopping needs! (Seriously, they got everything!)
http://www.lotteplaza.com/

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(not in DC Area… yet?)
https://www.smsupermalls.com/

 

 

FOLLOW XIAN OH!

https://www.twitter.com/xianoh/

https://www.instagram.com/xianoh/

CONNECT WITH HIM: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christianoh

 

 

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