Author: Teach AAPI
Toss aside your saris and ballgowns and put on your tattered, worn white t-shirts and sweats – Holi Hai! March is the time for Holi celebrations in India. During Holi, people splash powdered dyes in vivid colors on friends and family! If you think you will leave a Holi festival with your face spared, think […]
Real change requires discomfort and confronting the root cause of an issue (in this context, that is the root cause of racism and discrimination that leads to stereotyping, microaggressions, bullying, and violent hate crimes: implicit bias drilled into us by current societal standards).
by Taia Cheng When I was growing up, my Asian American heroes were Mulan and Yao Ming, then eventually, Michelle Miller, Jeremy Lin, and Emily Tay. Surrounded by real-life Asian American heroes in the East Valley of Los Angeles, I was satisfied with my wonderful, but limited options for role models in mainstream media. Now, […]