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— by Chris Gardner: Not long after the 2016 election, Agents of SHIELD actress Chloe Bennet sat on the same panel as Brad Jenkins who served as associate director in the office of public engagement for the White House during President Obama’s administration.

“It was a very sad panel,” Jenkins recalls to The Hollywood Reporter of processing a Donald Trump victory. “It was supposed to be this celebration of the Asian-American experience, and it essentially ended up like a wake. The biggest takeaway was that Asian-Americans did not show up at the polls. The Asian-American community is so vibrant and powerful and creative and we weren’t seeing it.” […]

Image courtesy of Chloe Bennet