by Anuhya Kotta Substance is a piece that expresses the constant struggle between maintaining your Asian identity yet adjusting to the standards of the Western world. On one hand, you want to blend in, and adjust as quickly as possible, but on the other, you don’t want to abandon what you were born to. What […]Read More Substance
Thing with the black tentacles
Coiffed into a knob
At the base of its white
Neck, powdered like a corpse.
by Nadia NaeemRead More Urban Flower
In a 1981 speech, Ronald Reagan lauded Asian Americans as “exemplars of hope and inspiration” due to their allegedly natural intelligence and work ethic. This model minority conceptualization marks a sharp detour from the Yellow Peril panic that once stigmatized Asians as unassimilable, threatening Others.Read More The Model Minority in the Liberal State
by Becca LeeRead More Stitches