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I haven’t been able to stop thinking about my last piece (Let me tell you why teachers are quitting). There’s nothing more frustrating than being able to identify a problem with a system and being unable to come up with a viable solution. And then it hit me. The problem with how this year is […]

I’m not done yet: Thoughts on pandemic teaching


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Race is a social construct. This idea is one that society is still struggling to grasp. As Bill Nye once shared on an episode of his TV show, “Bill Nye the Science Guy”, cows are not affected by their colors because they are not aware of the implication of the colors of their hide. So […]

Why white people need to stop using “white” to describe ethnicity


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Women want to be Mindy Kaling’s best friend. This is an actual problem in her life. Fans approach her in airports to solicit not just a photo but companionship. Read here:

What Mindy Kaling Has Learned About Making Great TV

AAPI Excellence

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by Joan King During a time in which there was an increased awareness of the Model Minority Myth, this film’s timing was unfortunate. Feeding the sentiment, “Asians are doing great in this country,” the film reestablished the American idea that Asians are not subject to racism, are experiencing career successes, and enjoying an abundance of […]

Why Crazy Rich Asians missed the mark


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The following were my notes from Cornell University’s Diversity and Inclusion program where I received my certificate of completion. Of all the things I learned from this program, these were the most helpful in the workforce: **** BIAS INTERRUPTER NOTES (FROM PROFESSOR NISHII, CORNELL) *Potential framework for interview process Perceptions of Competence: Counteract negative perceptions […]

Work place equity from Cornell University


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Why This Wave of Anti-Asian Racism Feels Different

Stop Asian Hate

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‘Model Minority’ Myth Again Used As A Racial Wedge Between Asians And Blacks

AAPI Education

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