September 13, 2001: How Fear United Us
“I realized the work that I had been doing, the work that I was proud of, wasn’t enough.”
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All the wrong people are crying, and all the people who ought to feel something do not.
Something unexpected cracks me open every year: Tonight, it was my daughter, recognizing the name I’d given her because I couldn’t give her the woman herself.
“The Community Is Hurting”: Why We Need to Talk About Colorism and Bias in Asian American Communities
It feels jarring to deal with “model minority” stereotypes in non-Asian American spaces while facing negative stereotypes within some Asian ones.