Poetry Playlist: A Celebration of Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

BY KRISTIN CHANG Poetry Playlist: A Celebration of Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month  SPAM’s carbon footprint by Craig Perez Santos Microaggression Bingo by Fatimah Asghar Anna May Wong goes home with Bruce Lee by Sally Wen Mao alka finds a hair by Shakthi Shrima Linsanity by Kien Lam Sestina by Ira Sukrungruang Jasmine puts Monkey in…

10 Internet Resources for Anti-Racist Allies

by Lizza Rodriguez  1. Poem – “How we Forget” by Loyce Gayo Book- Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis Website- Mapping Police Violence Article, Latina.com- “Dear Kylie..” Organization-  Get involved: Hudson Valley Community Coalition , Donate  Revolutionary Hope: A Conversation between Audre Lorde and James Baldwin Article- “A Question of Environmental Racism in Flint”, New York Times 8….

Scar Story

by Keya Acharya  *Trigger Warning: Sexual Violence/ Trauma    Scar Story   there’s one on the back side of my funny bone from when the doctor injected numbing cream and then twisted a metal circle piece into my arm and dug the skin out   a long skinny one on my toe (the sides of…

“Speak american” by Kristin Chang

Speak american by Kristin Chang   Talk like you’re bred to be here. I oil my inner thighs, swear the skin off my bones, bathe in all the flammables: polystyrene/benzene/gasoline make napalm B make a body meant for burning. If this country has a name, we must leave it. Truth is, there is always something out…

3 Weekend Recommendations from The Office of Diversity

  Leah Johnson/ Real Talk  Coordinator recommends…. Reading Sister Citizen: Shame Stereotypes, and Black Women in America by Melissa Harris-Perry  So in this critique Perry uses the narrative provided by Hurston in Their Eyes Were Watching God  to give light to a number of larger issues:  one of them being the treatment and portrayal of Black…