As minority races are integrated into the American system, the line that defines one own race begins to transcend beyond just skin color. It becomes about one’s involvement in their race’s culture, dialect, tradition, environment, etc., that determine the level of someone's race. As a result, words were created and…

What made The Art of War, by Sun Tzu, the most well-known strategy book on conflict was its practicality even as time passed. It captured the essence of conflict and humans. For me, the book was my inspiration to overcome challenges and achieve success. However, I didn’t truly realize the…

“ I need a gaming chair cause I got back problems.” Hmmm.

“ I need the iPhone 12 or people are gonna make fun of me.” Hmmmmm.

“ I’d rather starve than eat school food.” Hmmmmmmm.

What the difference between a privileged issue and a valid issue? If asked on…

One of my biggest regrets is not learning the language of my race. As a second-generation Vietnamese American, many of my living, older relatives within my family can only mostly speak Vietnamese. For that reason, my communication with loved ones, such as my grandparents, has, at best, been ambiguous, while…

A lot of what we can and can’t say is dictated by a social barrier. One of the most well-known social barriers plaguing men like myself is called “toxic masculinity.” Toxic masculinity represents all the negative impacts that the image of the traditional, stereotypical “ideal” male has inflicted on boys…

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