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Personal Experience: Eurocentric Beauty Standards

I’d like to say that my thoughts and actions aren’t dictated by race, but that would be a lie. That would be a lie for anyone. 770 more words

What Being Asked "Where Are You Really From?" Feels Like

“You’re being sensitive” or “stop being so serious” they’ll say when I talk about how fed up I am of being asked where I am… 448 more words

Asian American

Your Next Stop | Grands Boulevards Station

Why is it so hard to talk about race?

On a late evening subway ride home in Paris past sundown, I sat beside a middle-aged black man dressed in chalky tattered clothes. 189 more words

Asian American

You're Not Alone: Hyphenated Asians Confuse Everyone - Even Asians

Asians make up one of the fastest growing immigrant groups in Canada and the United States. However, Asian immigration history started centuries ago yet there is still a lack of clear definition on how talk about it. 122 more words

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Listen to the Squawking Chicken


I picked up this book – well, I didn’t pick it up so much as I loaded it down – (that was dumb… I downloaded it) because you hipped me to Elaine Lui and… 148 more words


Dim Sum Stories

Hey Appleberry,

I just read Larry Wong’s Dim Sum Stories, which is a collection of story nuggets about growing up in Vancouver’s Chinatown during the 40s and 50s. 160 more words


Racism is, Unfortunately, Still a Very Real Thing in Canada

A rare and serious reflection here.  Topic might be sensitive for some readers, so readers’ discretion is advised.

I grew up as a city girl and while I have met some occasional jerks, I’ve never felt anyone was being racist towards me.   782 more words

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