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”
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Recently, I have chosen to take time away from social media (barring this blog). This is something I had considered doing for a while, especially knowing Facebook had been complicit in shutting out Black voices calling out racism. Ironically, I held back from doing this for reasons involving social justice. A lot of my hesitations centered on the concern of whether it would be me exercising my privilege to become less involved in social activity, or taking action when I needed. Continue reading “Social Media: When Being Plugged In Sometimes Fuels the System, Not Disrupts It”
I am going to make a post very different from my previous ones about the multiracial experience. For the sake of showing my growth, I will keep those about, but knowing what I do now, there is so much I would change. They were authentic feelings, those experiences and reflections. Yet, there are quite a few insights I have faced the past week that knowing what I do now, the wisdom I had acquired, I would have changed several things I have done these years. Or, even what I had written about, really. Continue reading “Not Commonly Treated As White Does Not Mean Never Passing: It Counts in Colorism”