Most Asian-Americans I have talked with emphasize that pushing back on affirmative-action policies is not just a fight for their own children but also for fairness and equality more broadly. They believe that no form of discrimination should be legal, that racial preferences are divisive, and that merit should count for at least as much as other admission criterion
If Washington Can Be Condemned, None of US is Safe
The dismantling of Washington’s statue — and the dismantling of all historical statues — won’t stop the mob. More obliterations will come. Each destructive act that is left unchallenged will embolden the mob further.
Happy Chinese New Year. Please Appropriate My Culture
This Chinese New Year, I encourage you to appropriate Chinese culture by wearing something Chinese, learning how to say “Happy New Year," cooking and eating Chinese food, and hanging out with your Chinese friends. Don’t let anyone dictate what you can or can’t do in the name of “cultural appropriation.” Do the thing that’s increasingly off-limits: Have fun.