Monthly Archives: June, 2020
"When my mother met my father on a Californian campus in 1983, they stood under a tree which bore fruit foreign to both. My mother brought one home cupped in the palm of her hand, and her mother planted the seed. Together the women shared its flesh. Together the women shared flesh."
Bao Phi -
Cuộc biểu tình diễn ra tại góc đường 38th and Chicago3, địa điểm nơi một cảnh sát da trắng sát hại một người đàn ông da đen, George Floyd. Tôi rất quen thuộc với ngã tư này: Tôi lớn lên cách đó không xa, ở Phillips, và hiện đang sống gần hơn nữa.
"We had ancestors who were food advisors and cooks for royal families in Central and Southern Vietnam. After the Vietnam War, it was harder to hold onto our treasured recipes. As a first-generation American, I want to ensure our family’s rich history and long-lasting love for Vietnamese food will still be celebrated by generations of Vietnamese people throughout the world."
To be further useful in movements for Black liberation, we must look into the specific ways we ourselves are functioning under state violence and white supremacy. We can do way better than attempting to organize around a myth.
Amy Lam -
"One of my goals is to have the viewers to slow down and put themselves in this imaginary world and think about their own natural environment, experience my imaginary one, and appreciate nature more."
Bao Phi -
The protest is on 38th and Chicago, at the site where a white cop murdered a black man, George Floyd. I am very familiar with this intersection: I grew up not far away, in Phillips, and currently live even closer.
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