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Outside the Margins: A Weekly Link Roundup

Peek behind the scenes on an Asian American foodie adventure, attend boba school, learn where New Orlean’s two Chinatowns went, and more.

By AAWW Staff

Feeling generous? Help fund a Sikh superhero comic and a new children’s book. Short on cash? Maybe it’s time to head back to school—that is, boba school. Or pick up some inspiration by checking out the story of how Snapchat’s co-founders turned a fad into a social media tour de force. If technology isn’t your thing, there’s also a profile of Rhea Suh, the president of one of the most influential environmental organizations in the nation. This is the Margins‘ weekly roundup.

What happened to not one, but two Chinatowns that once existed in New Orleans? —

He’s not supernatural, he’s multicultural. Learn about the Kickstarter for a new Sikh superhero! The Guardian

Join Off the Menu, a documentary by Grace Lee, as they explore the kitchens behind Asian American restaurants. –Colorlines

How the Snapchat co-founders became the youngest billionaires in the world, one 10 second video at a time. Audrey Magazine

Interested in attending a boba school? Lollicup can teach you the art to the popular drink!LA Times

Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa are cooking up a new children’s book titled, The Princess Who Saved Herself. –Angry Asian Man

The Korea Times profiles Rhea Suh, a leader in environmental causes and a symbol for Asian American identity. —The Korea Times

This week’s roundup was compiled by Alex Wen, an engineer-turned-writer interning at the AAWW. He still wants to solve the world’s puzzles, just with a pen instead of a wrench.