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  1. The Farewell: Placing the Guilt of Being a First Generation Immigrant

    “The Farewell” directed by Lulu Wang “The Farewell” directed by Lulu Wang On the car ride home from seeing The Farewell, I sobbed openly as we drove on the highway back to South Philadelphia. I wailed as if someone had punctured my heart and I was watching the blood…


  2. All of the Littler Things: Representation, Commodification, and Mitski

    Mitski playing in Des Moines, Iowa All of my marginalized identities are frequently pushed aside to accommodate the default narrative— by people who hold power. At times, I can become so critical of my positionality that I forget that I am allowed to find joy in this world, too. There…


  3. What is The Work?

    The Work is unlearning all our phobias + traumas + biases, being confronted with hurtful +honest truths. The Work is hard + enduring + embarrassing, but it needs to be done. It matters. “Amidst every conversation about Nice White People feeling silenced by conversations about race, there is a sort…


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