Next GenerAsian

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Casual Racism Towards South Asians in the Media

Cover art by Hanifa Abdul Hameed Growing up, I would never look forward to lunchtime at school. Being a first-generation Indian-American, my parents would always choose to pack ethnic food like chapati and upma rather than the Lunchables that my peers would feast on. My white classmates never understood this lunch period vendetta that I …

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愛 (love)

I loved the way my name fit in my great-grandma’s mouthI never understood whypeople would say her Portuguese was brokenHow so?How could it be?when her voice carried so proudlythe fingerprints of the first people she had ever lovedThey said her Portuguese was brokenbut what is wrong with a tonguethat walks on foreign soilbut always finds …

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Interview with Ryu

Eaindray is a student activist. She wishes to reform the legal system in Myanmar, and is advocating for federal democracy and greater rights for minorities. She is of Shan ethnicity and spent her childhood split between Taunggyi and Yangon. She is a complete law nerd who loves to read all kinds of books but is …

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How Three Asians Athletes Made Sports History in North America

The story of Wataru Misaka, Tiffany Chin and Larry Kwong, three Asian athletes who fought racism and discrimination every day and still managed to make history in North American sports. The Man Who Broke the Color Barrier in the NBA: Wataru Misaka “Go home Jap, you don’t belong here” words that would result in someone …

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