Dangerous Act: Distorted Names

The Dangerous Act of Loving Your Neighbor Chapter 10: Distorted Names Nigger. Homeless. Immigrant. Stupid. Spick. Slave. Harami. Prostitute. Butch. Poor. These stigmas can be assigned to people of a different gender, intelligence, race, disability, sexual orientation, economic class status or people group. Words like these have long histories and are excruciatingly offensive to some.Continue reading “Dangerous Act: Distorted Names”

#RacialRec: Voice # 5 ~ Asian American ~ Marlene Molewyk Part 2

We are continuing with Part II of Marlene Molewyk’s interview. How does is feel when people refer to you as an Asian American? I’m starting to dislike the term Asian-American, because there seems to be a greater focus on the Asian, and less of a focus on the American, to a degree that people likeContinue reading “#RacialRec: Voice # 5 ~ Asian American ~ Marlene Molewyk Part 2”

#RacialRec: Voice # 5 ~ Asian American ~ Marlene Molewyk

I am thankful for Chinese American, Marlene Molewyk, who has agreed to share her story, along with some of the technical and historical background concerning Asian Americans and racial reconciliation. Are you a first generation American? There’s actually some debate over whether “first generation” refers to the generation who immigrated here and became U.S. citizens,Continue reading “#RacialRec: Voice # 5 ~ Asian American ~ Marlene Molewyk”