On Asian American Privilege

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Asian American Privilege — The explosion of online race talk about Asian Americans lately is enough to make your head spin.

Letter from a Birmingham Jail: Reading As a Remedy for Racial Bias

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Charles D. Hayes: I grew up with a sheltered worldview much in agreement with the same politics and prejudices of my community. It was a world of black-and-white notions of morality, and it was a literal interpretation of racial superiority that white was right. But reading Martin Luther King’s Letter From a Birmingham Jail changed my reality.

Model Minority American Exceptionalism Myth

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Soya Jung — The book, The Triple Package, is rife with American exceptionalism and model minority thinking – the notion that anyone can succeed in America if they just act right, and those who don’t will get what they deserve.

Hollywood’s Tea Party

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Blacks in Hollywood — For many people of color, going to 21st century movies is a soul-sucking exercise in seeing power through white eyes.

What If Barack Obama Were a Muslim?!

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Rosemary Jenkins: Can you imagine if Barack Obama were really born in Kenya, how many contributions to this nation he would not have been able to make? Now that is food for thought!

Is Mia Love Poised to Make a Political Comeback?

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Mia Love — It is expected that this black woman would counter the narrative of the Republican Party as a whites-only club.

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