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Managing Holiday Stress

It is the most wonderful time of the year! And sometimes, it is also the most stressful. Make the most of this special season, and try our tips to manage the stress that often comes with the holiday. 363 more words


Affirmative Action

If you don’t really understand affirmative action, you aren’t alone.  It’s a complicated subject.  It challenges the way we see race and forces us to examine our comfort level with creating opportunities. 317 more words

How Introspection Helped Me Overcome Fear & Conformity

*Caveat: This entry is most likely going to be a part of a book my friend and I are working on.*

I’m picking off where I left off on my last entry–I thought this topic deserved a whole entry of its own. 873 more words

Culture Change

Asian American Activism for Black Rights: Do We Have a Place?

From Roz Payne’s archives; “Yellow Peril Supports Black Power”

How I’ve been feeling these days: angry. Like the kind of angry where you literally cannot fall asleep at night, and when you do fall asleep, you wake up in the middle of the night. 1,642 more words

Serious Stuff

The Era of Plastic Surgery Culture

by Hanna Byun

This is a very interesting and educative topic entailing the cultural dynamics of different communities regarding beauty and appearance. Plastic surgery has become so standardized that everyone talks about it. 660 more words

Race And Ethnicity In The Modern World

Understanding Our Perceptions of Asian Americans

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Chinatown.

An overview essay on Asian Americans, including identity issues (perceptions and misperceptions, use of terminology, understanding demographics and the extreme diversity contained within the term. 896 more words

Asian Americans

Cheri's Top 10 Asian American Characters

Not gonna lie: As an Asian American, growing up I always, always gravitated towards the Asian characters in any show, no matter how poorly represented or stereotypical, or even how small their role actually was in any given show. 2,129 more words

Diversity In Books