Three Important Takeaways from the Peter Liang Case

In November of 2014, NYPD officers Peter Liang and Shaun Landau were conducting a vertical patrol in a residential apartment stairwell that resulted in the killing of Akai Gurley, an…


The Complexity of #Asians4BlackLives

It is officially Lunar New Year, and I again find myself sitting around the dinner table with my first-generation Chinese family. My grandmother and dad are making traditional dishes that…

Picture of blog author Nicolas Chan's mother.
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Not Your Model Minority

That’s my mom. I snuck the snapshot of her when I said I had to pee really badly waiting to pick her up after work. She is usually really private…