Politically Invisible Asians

Winnie Kong
Politically Invisible Asians
Created 07 Jan 2021
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  • Colonizers Don't Concern Themselves With Trees
    03 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    Although the United States celebrates November as National Native American Heritage Month, solidarity with Native American communities should be a year-round effort. I am Montagnard, Indigenous, and a...
  • To the “Friends” Who Never Reached Out to Me in the Aftermath of the Atlanta Mass Shooting
    30 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 7 0
    Graphic: Sawni Bhatt, Director of Digital Media I never thought that the aftermath of the Atlanta Mass Shooting would leave me with lifelong scars, fear, and paranoia. It felt like I was constantly be...
  • Aging Into Poverty
    26 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 8 0
    Illustration by Chloe Surbeck, Social Media Strategist Last semester was my first time filing my own taxes, and during a lunch break with my friend, as we discussed the mind-numbing flurry of tax seas...
  • Fighting On Our Own Climate Fronts
    23 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 7 0
    Graphic: Shamia Farin, Social Media Strategist I’m not going to give you the spiel on how we’re living through a climate crisis. I’m sure you know the key global impacts and looming headlines by heart...
  • When Asian Women Rock
    19 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 8 0
    The night air was just starting to grow teeth in Minnesota when I went to go see Thao Nguyen play live for the first time. I had on a leather trench coat that made me feel like I was in the Matrix. th...
  • Ethnocentrism Against Cultural Foods
    16 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 10 0
    It can be funny how people can get so heated over whether pineapple belongs on pizza, or whether milk or cereal goes in the bowl first. “That’s disgusting,” people are so quick to say, jumping at the ...
  • A Deep Dive into subtle asian traits, Three Years Later
    12 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 7 0
    Illustration by Chloe Surbeck, Social Media Strategist Growing up in Sacramento, California in a mixed race family, I did not have a lot of exposure to or experience with the Asian American community....
  • thoughts as an Asian woman in America eating 辛 instant noodles
    09 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 10 0
    Illustration by Shamia Farin, Social Media Strategist I: America please take the liberty of a few deep breaths in 辛 out American corporations spread factory vegetables over noodle soup unravel plastic...
  • The Future of the Colonial Gaze
    05 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 8 0
    Illustration by Chloe Surbeck, Social Media Strategist When Edward Said published his book Orientalism, he coined the term Orientalism to describe how western powers had manufactured a hostile percept...
  • Don’t Shame Your Mom’s Broken English When You’re the One Who’s Monolingual
    02 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 13 0
    Graphic: Shamia Farin, Social Media Strategist / Background Image: Anna Higgie After the events of the Atlanta mass shooting in March of 2021, I wrote an article for Next GenerAsian expressing my frus...
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