“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.
The Black Notebooks
Find my axis.Can you feel where I’m distributing my weight? Push me with your torso; it tells me what to do.
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The story affirms our goodness by assuring us we did it on our own. The story tells us to not make waves.
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