For seven years I attempted to impact the young minds I crossed paths with every school day. Eventually I felt I could make a greater impact innovating through technology from the outside in. I retired from my position in September 2016 and began focusing more on a startup I founded called Shortiez which we are piloting this school year.
Fellow white people: the responsibility of talking about race and racism doesn’t fall solely on people of color. It’s on us. Anti-racism work isn’t easy. And it requires something from we white people that is hard to admit – we mess up. A lot. I’m no different. I don’t talk about racism because I’m some … Continue reading Anti-Racism Work Is Hard But We Must Stick With It
In the words of the Prophet Angela Davis, “freedom is a Constant Struggle.” In this present darkness that we find ourselves, it has become critical to heed and embody this truth. We live in world where Nazis openly march on the streets and where said white supremacists are met by a gang of angry clowns. … Continue reading Self-Congratulatory Allies Are A Parasite on The Movement
Last month, my white friend apologized for a crime she committed eighteen years ago. “Suzie,” she said, using the nickname given to me by my elementary school peers, “I often think about how I used to make a spectacle out of your hair. I just wanted to say that I’m sorry for how that may … Continue reading Reparations Can Look Like Two Words: “I’m Sorry”
I’m done with this “bible-believing” condescension that accompanies (largely) evangelical critiques of progressive Christianity. I believe the Bible just as much as you. I can quote it all over the place, just as much as you. I can throw out verses out of context to make a shallow pious point, like many leaders do (usually … Continue reading I’m Done with “Bible-Believing” Condescension from Evangelicals
“Asians are a challenge to cast because most casting directors feel as though they’re not very expressive,” the casting director said. “They’re very shut down in their emotions.” “Asians are a challenge to cast because most casting directors feel as though they’re not very expressive.” https://t.co/q7Zk4toviu — Angry Asian Man (@angryasianman) September 8, 2017 I … Continue reading Asian Americans Need to Express Our Feelings About White Supremacy