Articles tagged racism
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Lessons of Our Recent Past

By Julie Shiroishi | November 7, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

As Election Day approaches, remembering the story of my parents’ immigrant survival, from Japanese internment to community activism, proves more important than ever.

Poetry From the Schoolyard: A-Z American Born Chinese

By Sophia Huynh | July 19, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘I remember when I first learned my ABCs. A is for apple, B is for bird, and C is for cat, but further experience taught me, that ABC means American Born Chinese.’

We’re in the Room, Calvin Trillin

By AAWW | April 11, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Writers respond to Trillin’s doggerel “Have They Run Out of Provinces Yet?”

Another Kind of Death

By Lillian Kalish | January 28, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

It was just the right and wrong moment to leave, to go to China, to live in a country where the weight of blackness might not hinder your breathing. And yet, there were things you were afraid of losing.

The Dirt in My Knees: Two Poems by Wendy Xu

By Wendy Xu | August 25, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘The world has a sleek, hot belly / A cue of white space, an inch or several yawning before the drop, towards volta’

Outside the Margins: A Weekly Link Roundup

By AAWW Staff | July 24, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Sandra Bland, reparations for British imperialism, building solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter, and more.

Outside the Margins: A Weekly Link Roundup

By AAWW staff | July 17, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Beloved Nintendo president passes, body shaming Serena Williams, and fighting the “model minority” myth

There’s No Place Called Home

By Mei Schultz | June 19, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Gene Oishi, author of the novel Fox Drum Bebop, reflects on the Japanese American story beyond the wartime experience.

Authenticity Obsession, or Conceptualism as Minstrel Show

By Ken Chen | June 11, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

What recent race scandals by avant-garde poets Kenneth Goldsmith and Vanessa Place have to do with sunglasses, the invention of the fingerprint, and the atom bomb.

All Joking Aside: Jenny Zhang and Monica McClure

By Jenny Zhang and Monica McClure | February 6, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

A conversation about humor, race, and the search for decolonized jokes

ABCD: Who Are You Calling Confused?

By Kishwer Vikaas | July 24, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

A look back at the history behind ‘American Born Confused Desi’ and where it’s gone since

A Picture of Us

By Mia Kang | July 16, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Mia Kang interviews filmmaker J.P Chan about his latest film, and casting Asian actors in lead roles

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