I am looking forward to May 28, 2021, because I will be privileged (in more way than one) to be listening to two people I learn much from in my antiracist work (in progress): Sangeetha Thanapal and Dr. Kevin Nadal. Sangeetha Thanapal coined the term “Chinese Privilege” and has helped me really learn my privilege within some of my marginal identities.Continue reading “Update: Looking Forward to May 28, 2021”
It has been a while since I have posted. To that end, I can only apologize. Things have been tumultuous since the beginning of the summer. For one, I am becoming more socially involved outside of work, whether it be activism, trying to help my family out, or making poetry. There was an awesome poetry boot camp I was part of, where I was told I made some works I needed to keep near for possible publication. Speaking of which: I have a new nom de plume for now.
The use of this will continue until I have some official publications out and feel less need to keep some anonymity. Continue reading “Change in Nom De Plume: “Arya H. Kalarathri” to “Arya H. Mariam””
Image by Kaique Rocha.
White Privilege, I pretty much beat people over the head in the latest posts. I will not apologize for that. However, I had just touched on something else in this same post: White-Passing/Light-Skinned Privilege. Continue reading “Wait, What is White-Passing/Light-Skinned Privilege? It’s Complicated”