The word on twitter is that legendary civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama just passed away. She dedicated her life to a variety of political causes, including freeing political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, and achieving reparations for the victims of Japanese American internment. Kochiyama held Malcolm X in her arms as he lay dying.
Here’s a reading from Sandra Oh a few years ago, in which Kochiyama describes the camps her family were forced into.
May she rest in power.
The Uterus completed. Next anatomy peace on it’s way. )
Why Guys Like Asian Girls - Anna Akana
Everyone needs to watch this video. Now.
100% on point especially about men thinking that having “yellow fever” is a compliment and we’re supposed to be flattered by it. It’s the #1 way to parade around your blatant racism.
I want to be friends with her!
Erotic Viet Poetry, yes.
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