Category: Social Justice

Part of the Race Problem is the Problem with Race

Race vs. Ethnicity. I’ve observed a tendency for many people to lump all people of Asian descent into one large monolithic “Asian” group. There are 42 countries in the continent…
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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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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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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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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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3 Takeaways from Hasan Minhaj’s roast of Donald Trump

Hasan Minhaj’s performance at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner over the weekend was nothing short of epic. The Daily Show Correspondent didn’t pull any punches. He roasted Donald Trump. He…
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10 Books that Changed my Life

I still remember the moment I discovered the magic of reading. It was my junior year of high school. Up until that point, I wasn’t the biggest fan of reading…
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It’s Basically a Journal Entry

After a month long hiatus, this weekend was suppose to be dedicated to writing till my heart’s content. My plan was to spend hours crafting different blogs that stretched from…
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