Topic | AAPI

Why We Should Fight Hard to Uphold Affirmative Action

Michigan Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court of the U.S. delivered a temporary death knell to racial equality in the state of Michigan today by upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action policies. In doing so, the Court clarified that the┬áConstitution merely permits, but does not require, the use of the kind of┬árace-conscious programs barred by the Michigan Constitution, and […]

My Big, Fat White Xmas

White Xmas!

  The holidays are a trying time for my family. As an inter-racial, inter-faith, bi-national, same-sex couple, we have to choose between having a quiet holiday with Chinese food and a Netflix movie, or visiting my in-laws in Michigan for 12 unending days of a truly white Christmas. My partner and in-laws are your typical […]

Deportation Nation: Yes, Obama Can Pull the Brakes

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Ju Hong was scared, even unsure, as to the consequences to him if he interrupted President Barack Obama during his stump speech on immigration in San Francisco earlier this week. After all, he was put there by the White House, vetted, to make sure he was merely another prop while the President gave yet another […]