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Staying Free #2: STAND TOGETHER

In the five days since Trump was elected, incidents of petty harassment and vandalism against minorities have soared. White students have been harassing African Americans. Racist slogans and images have been painted or etched on minority owned buildings. 412 more words


Great American Harry Reid Says "Trump's Election Does Not Feel Like America" -- Where's Hillary?

America has a long tradition of the leaders of all sides encouraging unity after elections….

Senator Harry Reid Statement on the Election of Donald Trump… 580 more words

APIs for Black Lives Matter pt 1

For my final project, I’m interested in focusing on the involvement–or lack thereof–of Asian Pacific Islanders (APIs) in the Black Lives Matter movement, with a focus in the Boston/Cambridge area. 194 more words


16th Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

This post, meant to be published on May 16th, never got posted on the 16th Day of APA Heritage Month.  I have since read (listened to) the book and edited slightly my responses to Shliesman’s review.   993 more words


US Presidential Election: Politics Beyond Parties

by Sudip Bhattacharya   Follow @ResistRun

Poulami Banerji is my younger cousin and an all-around badass. Although only in her early twenties, she works for an USAID contractor, is an avowed intersectional feminist and volunteers for an organisation that provides free tutoring services to students in DC public schools performing below grade level. 2,063 more words

Donald Trump

Asian and American? The aftermath of Donald Trump's rise

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“It’s embarrassing,” says Carol, “Everyone in my hometown seems to think he’s a hero.”

Carol is a doctor from Ohio who as been working in Bangladesh for more years than she cares to admit. 3,831 more words


something is missing

The New York Times has a fascinating piece with some interesting data-visualizations on money, race and success that compares all of America’s largest racial-ethnic groups…. except for Asian Americans. 249 more words