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Do We All Look Alike?

by | June 2, 2020 “You all look alike,” is what people told me when I was a kid growing up. As an Asian Ameri Read more

The Allure of Assimilation

by | May 5, 2020
I know ethnic nationalists. We all do. Some of them are unassuming in the sense of being modest [...] Read more

Asian Americans are Not the “Model Minority”

by | April 27, 2020
Asian Americans are wrongly assumed to be doing well, uniformly and virtually without exception [...] Read more

Racists Can Be Nice — But Dangerous

by | April 20, 2020
I have a hypothesis about bigotry. My colleagues in the civil rights movement might not like it [...] Read more

A Primer on Asian Americans

by | April 7, 2020
Asian Americans fight against “the perpetual foreigner syndrome.” That is the sentiment tha [...] Read more

CUNY Names Frank H. Wu President of Queens College

| March 30, 2020
The City University of New York (CUNY) on Monday named Frank H. Wu the president of its Queens [...] Read more

Coronavirus Is Not a “Chinese Virus”

by | March 25, 2020
All anybody can talk about, even think about, is corona virus, COVID 19, the novel disease that [...] Read more

My Failure to Call Out Bias

by | September 13, 2019
I am compelled to confess my complicity in bias. As much as I might suspect that I have been af [...] Read more

Cilantro and Prejudice

by | January 22, 2019
Cilantro is a good example for showing the stupidity of racial stereotypes. The herb, also know [...] Read more

How We Look at Each Other

by | December 13, 2018
The random encounters of strangers are among the best means to assess attitudes about race. [...] Read more

How Do We Persuade the New Asian Alt-Right?

by | November 15, 2018
I write to ask my progressive friends, especially those sympathetic to Asian Americans, to help [...] Read more

Birthright Citizenship is Under Attack…Again

by | November 1, 2018
Birthright citizenship unites people of color. The principle is under attack again. The two pro [...] Read more

Remembering Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien, Champion of Affirmative Action

by | October 9, 2018
This past week, I was moved by the memorial for the late Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien. The first A [...] Read more

Experts: Affirmative Action May Feel Riskier Now for Colleges

| July 5, 2018
Colleges and universities committed to using race as one of many considerations in creating a d [...] Read more

What I Learned (Not) Flying First Class

by Frank H. Wu | April 29, 2018
The problem of privilege, no different than ignorance, is that it need not acknowledge itself. [...] Read more