Category: Current Events

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How the Mayweather-Mcgregor fight triggered my PTSD

At the start of the first round of the Mayweather-McGregor fight, I had flashbacks of November 8th. It felt as if I was reliving election night all over again. I…
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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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9/11

It was my freshmen year. The excitement of actually being in high school was still fresh on my mind. I couldn’t believe I was finally here. When you’re in elementary…
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How Would You Like Your Racism America?

Are you ready to continue with the status quo and pick the candidate that says one thing and turns right around and practices the complete opposite? Or are you willing…
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How Asian American Millennials Can Contribute to Social Justice

At this point, you’d have to be dwelling underneath some limestone to have not seen Jesse Williams’ speech at the BET awards. It was powerful. It was concise. It called…
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