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Nuanced talk about arguably the most pressing social issue of our time.

Mean Girls: An Asian American Retrospective

Mean Girls used to be one of my favorite movies. The plot was full of laugh-out-loud moments and characters who stretched the imagination, but...

Young Nudy Said “Nigger” On “4L” And Made Me Uncomfortable

"4L"—a nod to some gang shit in Atlanta that I know nothing about—off of I Am > I Was smacks. 21 Savage's growth as a rapper...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is not our ‘Black Panther’

I know there’s this hope that CRA is going to be our Black Panther. I see a lot of exuberance surrounding it. We did...

I used to find Black women unattractive

We've all heard the argument that racial dating preferences are "inherently racist." Perhaps you disagree; there's just no way you'll find (insert race here)...

Dear women tired of mediocre white men,

Dear women tired of mediocre white men, I’ve heard a lot of you complain about the mediocre white men you date. I’ve heard complaints about how...

A Thought: Why Aren’t There More Asian American Male White Supremacists?

In a world that puts Asian men down, silences us, uses us, ignores us, and shapes this utterly bland, uninspiring, unattractive, and vaguely repulsive...
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Straight, Cis, Male, And Not White

Sometimes it takes a perceptive, in-your-face Asian guy to remind you issues of race and gender aren't so black and white. Fortunately, I found...

Azealia Banks Is A Victim Of Misogynoir…Kinda (Preview)

Yo! I've been writing for a women's lifestyle site called Vocally for several months now. It's been a dope experience that provides me a lot of creative...

The Importance of Both/And in Times of Tragedy

Written during the height of 2017's hurricane season devastation, this piece is a strong call for Americans to fight the urge to retreat into...

A Year of Ls: Native Americans

I get that it sounds like a roast to assign any group of people Ls to hold. But while the category is primarily humorous,...