I'm not saying that our oppression is the same. It's not. It's not the same. But there's a way in which we need to talk about how they're different.
The DVAN staff recommends some of their favorite reads by authors of the Vietnamese diaspora. This list includes traditional and experimental novels, a graphic novel memoir, and stories for children, written by authors ranging from the "1.5"-generation to contemporary emerging younger writers, writing in the U.S., Canada, and Australia.
You have to go to the deep personal part, you don't have to do it on purpose. It doesn't have to happen every minute, but there has to be these moments where you settle.
Which Asian woman do you/blame for your choices now?
But I think one of the things about trying to develop relationships between Asian Americans and African Americans is you have to get to some point of trust and mutual understanding about certain basics
i could have been a painter.//she tells me, proud./but i chose freedom.
My father’s typewriter was both an object of transit and an object of passage, and looked like a real suitcase. One could easily imagine that he had arrived from his native Tonkin carrying his typewriter case elegantly as his only baggage.