When a quiet Asian girl finally finds her voice

10 years ago, a lot of things changed in my life. I was still adjusting to college. All my best high school friends had gone off to school elsewhere and left me to my devices in Fresno. I was in the midst of changing majors, saying goodbye to my parents’ aspirations for medical school forever.…

Asian-Americans are the new “margin of victory” vote

As the fastest-growing minority group, Asian-Americans are wielding more power and influence in the world of politics than ever. See this Politico article that says “both parties increasingly see Asian Americans as a ‘margin of victory’ population in some especially challenging races”. Time to make your voices heard! Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/11/asian-vote-2014-elections-112407.html#ixzz3HvlZSOyS

Eat this. No really, it’s good!

With all the upheaval in Ferguson lately, we’re seeing race once again emerge in the forefront. That even in 2014, race has the power to be a divider and a galvanizer. Race is an issue everywhere, even in food, where I consider it to be a universal language. But we actually have a long way…