Writing

Are white people actually more oppressed than everyone else?

Absolutely not. The system of white supremacy has afforded white people with the most advantages, privileges, and rights compared to anyone else in this country. That’s an indisputable fact. In…
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5 thoughts about white supremacy, Charlottesville, Donald Trump and white terrorism

5 thoughts about white supremacy, Charlottesville, Donald Trump and white terrorism: 1. White supremacy produces a white mediocrity in many white men. They haven't had to work as hard or…
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Why Filipinos are Important for the World

  Filipinos are special. Sure, I’m bias and I'll readily admit that. But let me explain why. I could go on about how we created lumpia and how the world…
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For White People That Want To Help…

I believe any so-called white ally has to be put through the racial ringer. They have to go through the gauntlet to earn their stripes. I refuse to bestow any…
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What’s More Cliche Than a Self-Hating Filipino?

  Self-hating Filipinos are cliche. They come a dime a dozen. There’s so many of them out there it’s almost comical. I use to be a self-hating Filipino. I didn’t…
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5 Books to Sharpen Your Analysis on Social Justice

When I worked at a community college in Seattle, I was afforded many opportunities to read. During the summer while the majority of students were away and the campus slowed…
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Expanding the Conversation about Race in the U.S.

Often there’s a reductive tendency by the media to make racial issues only about African Americans and white people. This black/white dichotomy becomes the focus of the mainstream media’s conversation…
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5 Tips To Elevate Your Grind To The Next Level

Having a strong work ethic is crucial for reaching any form of success. It’s part of the dues that you must pay beforehand. Your work ethic is the anchor that…
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Addressing Anti-Blackness in Asian American Communities

  Anti-Blackness in Asian communities is problematic. It denigrates and dehumanizes Black people. It makes Asian communities complicit with the system of white supremacy. And most of all it keeps…
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