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Why Ferguson Should Matter to Asian-Americans

A peculiar Vine floated around social media Monday evening following the grand jury announcement in Ferguson, Mo. The short video shows an Asian-American shopkeeper standing in his looted store, with a hands-in-his-pockets matter-of-factness and a sad slump to his facial expression. 1,086 more words

我是收养 reblogged this on Red Thread Broken and commented:

It's time to stop pitting Asian Americans against African Americans to strengthen the center of whiteness in the United States. This is a great article explaining why Ferguson should matter to Asian Americans as well as the friends, parents, and partners of Asian Americans.

A Poem for Bruce: 11/27/40 - 7/20/73

Like Water:
Excerpts from Bruce Lee’s Last Interview

Hong Kong, July, 1973

I guess it all adds up to bad karma, man.

My father used to talk about these demons… 321 more words

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Happy Thanksgiving!

In a matter of hours, I will be having my first ever Thanksgiving dinner. Before I lose myself in a food-induced coma, I would like to take this opportunity to write about my thoughts on this day. 594 more words


Thoughts on Ferguson's other Minority Victim

With the second night of protest with the Ferguson decision, there is a lot of heated rhetoric about race and injustice in America.

I think one thing missing in many of the mainstream discussion about race and victims surrounding Ferguson is another minority group that often gets overlooked if you want to look at it through the lens of racial paradigm: Asians.   903 more words


Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing Visiting Professorship in American History

Deadline: October 15 (originally — reposted 11/24)

Length: “One-, two-, and three-year contracts are available”

Comments: ” Courses are offered in English and may include: • American Diplomatic History • American Political History • Critical Periods in American History • Makers of American Foreign Policy: 1770s to the present • Topics courses such as American Movies, American Culture; … 36 more words

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The Holidays are Here! Talk to Your Family About Health


Written by Bonnie Tse and Dr. Ady Oster

Family gatherings during the holidays are often spent eating or cooking together, exchanging stories and having a good time being around one another. 492 more words