Viet Nam: More Than A “Footnote” In History Books Or A War

Nam. South. Annam. Đại Việt. Viet Nam. A name believed a compilation of Đại Việt and Annam and made mainstream in the 19th century of the Nguyễn Dynasty. This name has as Dr. Việt Thanh Nguyễn eloquently said more than once in his discussions, talks, and writings regarding Southeast Asia, the diasporas, and all entailed, been reduced to a War.

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Owning Up in the Beginning of 2019: Because I have Erred

So, I endeavor to apologize genuinely when I have, unintentionally or otherwise, caused harm to people through actions or ignorance. While I do try for respect for fellow human beings, and also trying to gradually work on social justice related work now, there had been times I was not on board with it. Other times, I have been part of the problem, even if unintentionally. Here I am, coming clean about it. Continue reading “Owning Up in the Beginning of 2019: Because I have Erred”

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