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What is the definition of an American?

I think every Memorial Day we should all stop for at least a few minutes and reflect about what it means to be American.  We should stop swimming at the beaches, halt the flopping of the burgers and chicken wings, put down the Margaritas and look at ourselves. 1,294 more words

Politics

The corporate production of Indian-Americans in the Indian tech sector

At this point, the cringey and over-hashed stereotype of the Indian call center worker who, despite a thick accent, pretends to be from somewhere in the American Midwest, is well ingrained into popular consciousness. 457 more words

Asian American

Firstly, I write this post on Memorial Day, a day when we honor those who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Commemorative days like today, make me reflect and appreciate being American. 594 more words

These Walls

It’s 21° out, not a cloud in the sky. There’s a slight breeze near the water, but it can’t reach through the narrow alleys, barbecue shops, and clan associations of Chinatown. 298 more words

Asian

A Day at the Gardner Museum

As Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month wraps up this month, I want to share a story that I’ve only told a handful of close friends because I get so emotionally riled up whenever I talk about it… 890 more words

Life Story

Obama's mantra is usually 'no drama.' Here's how his Asia trip challenged that mentality - LA Times

President Obama greets survivors of the atomic bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, including Sunao Tsuboi, right, during Obama’s visit Friday to the memorial at Hiroshima. (Shuji Kajiyama / Getty Images) 1,184 more words

I Am A Rebel

I am a rebel.

It began when I was a teenager. I didn’t experiment with drugs or alcohol or any of the vices typically embraced by adolescents. 643 more words

2016 Election