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SPAM (poem)

it’s the spiced
post-colonial Americana
military diet

that settlers create
for the Micronesian dream

no, it’s microscopic
off the border of u.s.
wake up the islands… 60 more words


Double Cup Love

Hey Appleberry,

This book is dope, yo! And yes I am speaking like that because that’s how Eddie Huang writes in his follow-up to Fresh off The Boat… 176 more words


The staggering difference between rich Asian Americans and poor Asian Americans

The staggering difference between rich Asian Americans and poor Asian Americans:

Even within a minority group, it can be easy to fall victim to the assumption that everyone else that wears your label is just like you – a testament to the invisibility of privilege.  104 more words

Cultural Hijacking: The Ownership of Hip-Hop

Hip-hop as a dance form has been used by African Americans since the 1970s to counter their racialized representation in hegemonic society. Permeating into every aspect of American pop culture, it provides an expressive platform for the marginalized community to rally under the unifying experience of oppression. 1,286 more words

Students Get Real About Race

A great read about race on college campuses that’s applicable for everyone. Turn to the next page for an interactive read on different types of microaggressions. 26 more words


How Awkwafina's "Green Tea" recognizes objectification towards Asian women and reclaims it

Recently, I came across a photo of the all-female cast of “Ocean’s Eight” (see below). I recognized a few faces in the front, but as I looked towards the back, I could not distinguish which actors were present. 918 more words