Race & Equity

Derrick Chauvin deserves his prison sentence. Many people of color don’t.

The Biden administration is taking action to tackle racial inequity in an area not often…

Educational Outcomes Depend on School Board Trustees Dedicated to Anti-Racism

Recent headlines across Texas reveal that our students need more honest conversations about race and…

I am a Descendant of Enslavers: My History Uncovered and Hope for Healing

I am a descendant of enslavers. I learned this a few years ago, yet lately,…

Planning Without Us is Not For Us.

A quiet power grab is underway by city staff and it threatens your neighborhood’s ability…

Juneteenth A Holiday: Personal Pride And National Irony

My grandparents, Maggie and Ennis Williams, would be proud. Juneteenth, a holiday they ensured was…

To be an Asian American Pacific Islander in the United States

My name is Aileen Fullchange. I was born in the United States and I am…

Want to stop AAPI hate? Start pronouncing Asian names correctly.

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, a recognition of the contributions that Asian and Pacific…

I Called Someone Racist Today

I called someone racist today. I explained the things they did which were racist. I…

Collective Relief and a Call to Action

I had to pull my car over because the tears were blurring my vision. As…

The video depictions of racial terror are today’s “Strange Fruit.” We Shouldn’t Share Them.

While we wait for the Derek Chauvin verdict, I can’t stop thinking about the role…

Oh, Small Peanuts

The first time I saw Americans, I was fifteen years old in China.  My brother…

Lives Depend on Ethnic Studies

The United States is built, in part, on a legacy of anti-Asian violence. The blaming…

A Filipinx woman (me) squats on the floor in front of an airport window, arms outstretched, hands resting on her luggage in front of her. She is holding her passport and boarding pass. Outside, and ANA jet is being prepped for flight.
We Can Never Be White Here: A Filipinx Immigrant Reflects on the Atlanta Shooting

The morning of March 18, 2021 found me awake and unable to sleep. I wanted…

The Value of Being Ordinary: Access to Energy is Not Like Youth Sports or GRE Scores

As an electrical engineering professor, I’m used to people thinking that access to electrical energy…

Displacement

Don’t assume that I am grateful to be here Six Asian women shot left for…