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…
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…
What is The Work?
The Work is unlearning all our phobias and traumas and biases, being confronted with hurtful and honest truths. The Work is hard, enduring, and 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…