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We Hold the Match

I feel responsible

in the quiet dark corner of my life,

I am the problem,

I carry the matches

to our powder keg we call America. 224 more words

Poetry

I See White People (and I'm Sick of It)

About a month ago, I tweeted a little snark at Cameron Crowe about the poster for his upcoming film, Aloha. I was shocked to get a response. 1,683 more words

Theatre

At Cal State L.A., Asian-American man shares his family history - Pasadena Star-News

LOS ANGELES >> Growing up as an honorary white person in the deep south, John Chen, who speaks only English, said he didn’t feel very Chinese-American when his family moved to the Bay Area in the 1950s.

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United States

An Author is an Author is an Author

After all these weeks, you might be questioning why I personally consider myself a writer when the majority of my posts are complaints about school, society, and work. 725 more words

Eija

Subtext vs Queerbaiting: When does one spill over into the other?

This blogpost came out of a conversation with a friend about how badly diversity is handled by some media. Whether in TV, movies or books, there are shining examples and there are terrible examples. 1,150 more words

Writing

29 States;29 Plates- Part 2

I think its time to pick up from where left the list in the previous post. We now move to the central and southern states of India where we will observe the transition from sweet toothed people to the ones that savour spicy,hot food. 394 more words

Food

This One Summer

I’m reviewing this one separately from the other Caldecott winners (see Caldecotts Part 1 and Part 2) because it’s neither a picture book nor appropriate for younger teens. 591 more words

Books