Juneteenth: The Unofficial Holiday Rallying Cries Across the Country

Juneteenth is an unofficial holiday that commemorates the ending of slavery across America. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Texas to announce the ending of the Civil War and the subsequent freedom of all black people. This was two years after Abraham Lincoln gave the Emancipation Proclamation. Ever since June 19,Continue reading “Juneteenth: The Unofficial Holiday Rallying Cries Across the Country”

A Conversation About Color

With all the conflict and tension about race, I feel it only necessary to talk about my experience of being Asian. Although it is not at all similar to being black, nor do we have to deal with the level of racism that is directed to being black, being Asian is an enlightening experience intoContinue reading “A Conversation About Color”

“All American Boys” Book Review: Grappling with Racism, Loyalty, and Violence

All American Boys, written by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, grapples with racism, and parallels very closely to the George Floyd incident of today. It is the very epoch of the movement between black lives matter versus blue lives matter. The truth versus the lie. Justice versus loyalty to one’s own blood. Rashad, a blackContinue reading ““All American Boys” Book Review: Grappling with Racism, Loyalty, and Violence”

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