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Asian American History 101

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Jun 9, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 30! Jacky Lai is a Canadian actress of Vietnamese descent who starred in A Sugar and Spice Holiday, the first Asian-led Lifetime holiday movie ever. She has also been a part of sci-fi fantasy shows like V Wars and The Shadowhunters. Her latest role is as Rina Kimura, one of the main characters in Eraser: Reborn a reboot of the 1996 movie Eraser. In this episode’s conversation, we had the pleasure of talking with Jacky and hearing about her process for getting into roles, her thoughts on API representation in media, what it meant to be in the first Asian-led Lifetime holiday movie, her latest role in Eraser: Reborn, and so much more. For all the ways to buy and rent Eraser: Reborn, visit the Warner Brothers site. For previous episodes and information, please visit our site at or social media links at If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, email us at