These WOC are Challenging the Stereotypical Asian Definition of Success

What does success look like to you? Generally, you would expect a unique answer from most people you ask this question to. But for many children of immigrants and their parents, their response to this question echoes one of the most deeply-rooted stereotypes socially constructed within immigrant cultures. Too often, children of immigrants are pushed…

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Am I Too Brown, or Not Brown Enough: Why We Have to Drop the Whitewashing Rhetoric

Featured Artwork: Manjit Thapp “So, you’ve really never watched any of the classic Bollywood movies?” asked a brown girl I had just met at a friend’s party.  “Not even Kuch Kuch Hota Hai? Or Kal Ho Naa Ho?!” With a sheepish grin, I shook my head at each one. “Uh no, I’ve really only seen…

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