Why Martin Luther King Jr Day Is Even More Important Today

Today is Martin Luther King Jr Day. Read this article to find out why it is even more important that we honor this day.

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The Aftermath of the Election & What It Means To Me

After dropping the oldest off at school, I went on Twitter to check the latest updates. The news confirmed what I already knew. Georgia was definitely blue, and the number of blue votes was steadily increasing, meaning that a switch at this point was unlikely. As I write this today, we now know who the […]

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What It’s Like to Grow Up Bilingual in The Deep South

When I was a baby, my first words were hi, mama, daddy, and um-ma (Korean for mom). Ever since then, I grew up hearing and speaking both Korean and English at home. I spoke Korean with my mom and English with my dad. But I was painfully aware of the fact that this was not […]

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How The Hapa Project Changed My Life

For as long as I can remember, I have always been two things. I have straddled the race line, teetering ever so precariously between ‘white’ and ‘Asian.’ As someone who is of two races, I have had to go through the struggle of figuring of not just who I am, but what I am. If […]

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Life Lessons From My Korean Grandma

My grandma used to visit us every summer. She was in her seventies by then, but she was still very robust and healthy. She would take the long twenty-four hour flight from her home in Seoul to where my parents and I lived on the eastern coast of the US. Even though she knew very […]

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Being Half Invisible in America

Have you ever felt like part of you was invisible? That is how I feel every time I’m out and about. I feel as if only half of who I am is recognized and the other half is not. When people look at me, they automatically perceive me to be a certain race based on […]

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5 Best Things About Being Half Korean

Being half Korean, half Caucasian is completely different from being just Korean or just white. Being biracial feels as if you’ve got one foot in each “world.” You aren’t just one, but part of two whole entities, as well as one you. It’s hard to explain what it’s like to be mixed, unless if you’re […]

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Why I Am Scared About Having a Multiracial Vice President

Let me clarify: I am not scared about having a multiracial woman as Vice President of the United States. But, I am fraught with anxiety over how people may react. Despite how amazing America is, America is definitely not without fault. There is a dark side to America and one of these is the racism […]

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The Four Best Reasons for Black Out Tuesday 2020

This morning I logged on to Twitter and saw that the #BlackOutTuesday2020 was trending. My first thought was: What the heck is Black Out Tuesday? I scrolled through the tweets and soon learned that Black Out Tuesday is a day that consumers don’t buy at any store except black owned businesses and franchises. The purpose […]

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