White supremacy works best when we’re isolated from each other. When I ask people where their politics come from, it’s because I’m hoping to find something in common, those places of overlap in how our hearts and minds are constructed, and the political commitments rooted therein. As uncomfortable as it is, it’s in this spirit that I offer some of my back-story here. I hope others will do the same.
It should come as no surprise that as a kid, I was marked as different in the ways that many Asians growing up in white America experience; name-calling, eyelid pulling, … Read more “Where I Come From”