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Lam Thuy Vo


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Lam Thuy:

The Term ‘Asian American’ Has an Impossible Duty

I’m not Asian American. I’m a German citizen, born to Vietnamese immigrants. You could say I’m an Asian in America, though I most often feel like an untethered foreigner who’s just gotten really good… → Read More

Voting For People Without Secure Housing Is Even Harder In A Pandemic

“When I was homeless it was more about my well-being and a place to live. And I wanted to stay alive.” Now this voter is excited to be counted. → Read More

California’s Dysfunctional Unemployment Department Is Worsening Its Looming Eviction Crisis

Decades of stagnation and complacency at California’s labor department has left it poorly equipped to handle the state's unemployment crisis. → Read More

Homeless Man Drowns In Bellagio Fountain In Las Vegas

Horrified witnesses watched the man enter the popular attraction, swim out, then begin to struggle. → Read More

Police Arrest, Injure Journalists Covering George Floyd Protests

One CNN correspondent was arrested on live television while a photographer has been permanently blinded by a rubber bullet. → Read More

More On Cops And Less On Young People — Here’s How Minneapolis Spends Its Money

"While black people in Minneapolis have been reduced to bottom caste status, white communities have thrived.” → Read More

Hydroxychloroquine WHO Test Paused, Malaria Drug That Trump Took For Coronavirus

The World Health Organization made the announcement days after a study based on 96,000 patients linked the drug to higher death rates — and one day after Trump said he stopped taking it. → Read More

Manhunt On For Connecticut College Student Supected Of Murder And Considered “Armed And Dangerous”

The 23-year-old University of Connecticut student has been spotted in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, police said. → Read More

#SaveUSPS Goes Viral After Trump Reportedly Blocks US Postal Service Coronavirus Funding

"Let's all buy stamps and save the Post Office." → Read More

Tom Hanks Hosted “SNL” From Home And Joked He’s “More Like America’s Dad Than Ever” Since His Coronavirus Diagnosis

"Ever since being diagnosed, I have been more like America’s dad than ever before since no one wants to be around me anymore and I make people uncomfortable." → Read More

Coronavirus Update: Rent Strikes Organized Against Landlords

BuzzFeed News spoke to people across the nation about how they are negotiating — some successfully — for lower rents as the coronavirus leaves millions without jobs. → Read More

Coronavirus Unemployment Benefits: State Guide To Find Insurance

The coronavirus pandemic has caused unemployment claims to skyrocket across the US. Here is where to find your state’s benefits website and phone number. → Read More

These Updating Charts Show How Many People Are Losing Their Jobs Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic

Unemployment claims in the US have soared as the coronavirus shut down large parts of the global economy. Here are some charts we’ll continue to update. → Read More

Neighborhood Gentrification And White Flight Maps In New York, Atlanta, Baltimore, Washington And Oakland

The maps distinctly show neighborhoods where black populations have left and where white people have moved in. → Read More

Nearly Half Of America's Homeless Families In 2019 Were Black

Roughly 568,000 individuals were without a home last year, according to a new government report. → Read More

Billionaire Robert F. Smith Says He'll Pay Off All Student Debt For 2019 Morehouse College Graduates

The gift is estimated at roughly $40 million. → Read More

SNL's Leslie Jones Spoke Up Against Alabama's Anti-Abortion Law

"When you take a woman's choice away, you take away their freedom," she said. → Read More

Analysis Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Memes Reveals The AOC Flame War

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s fans and enemies are inventing a new kind of politics: fandoms and anti-fandoms that drive how we bond over candidates online. Today’s Instagram sticker is the new campaign button. → Read More

This Women's Basketball Coach Got Real About Why She Stopped Hiring Men

"We don’t have enough female role models. We don’t have enough visible female leaders. We don’t have enough women in power." → Read More

Why Do We Ghost One Another So Often — And How Do We Stop?

A data-driven exploration of ghosting: how we ghost, why we ghost, and what emotional debt we owe the people we date. → Read More