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What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity

What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity:

Asians are the loneliest Americans. The collective political consciousness of the ’80s has been replaced by the quiet, unaddressed isolation that comes with knowing that you can be born in this country, excel in its schools and find a comfortable place in its economy and still feel no stake in the national conversation.

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Who Am I

“When you meet them, I want you to shake their hand and say ‘Hello, my name is Kristie.’ Show them that we are Western.”

I agreed, without hesitating.

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Thoughts

The Making of Asian America // Erika Lee.

Despite attempts to lump them together or tell their through a simplistic and monolithic “model minority” lens, Asian Americans and their histories are in fact exceedingly diverse and complicated.

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Book Review

Always and Forever, Lara Jean

It’s always disorienting coming back to blogging from vacation, but here I am, with another simultaneously light and weighty book by Jenny Han, the closing book in the series that started with  268 more words

Books

A Letter to my mom

I spent a long time thinking about this topic, how to approach it, and how to write about it. I worried about whether or not I would offend people, or if what I am saying makes sense. 721 more words

Asian American

Hello

TL;DR: Welcome! This blog is not solely fiction driven! Expect posts Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays for #under500 project, and then sporadic postings of more of the fiction I write, but also more literary and non-literary content alike! 451 more words

Asian American

geniusbee: Resistance can take many forms - from education to...

geniusbee:

Resistance can take many forms – from education to litigation, from within a small community to throughout the globe. Though I have omitted highly important figures like…

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