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The girl code of internalized racism

Breaking the ‘girl code’ and internalized racism

“Guilty!” “What you did was messed up!” Those words encompass how I felt about myself when I reflect back to one time I participated in “show and tell” during first grade. One of my classmates, Teresa, showed how she...

A Perfect Day in Edinburgh for a Romantic Lady

Edinburgh is one of the most romantic cities in the world. I hear your doubtful indrawn breath. Even The Outlander, the popular romance about the Scottish Highlands, is not a thing in Asia—yet. Speaking of Scotland, the...

soft sounds from another planet by japanese breakfast

Japanese Breakfast, Out the Bedroom and On Tour

Japanese Breakfast, the song-a-day writing project walks out the bedroom and goes on tour When people mention ‘Japanese Breakfast,’ it’s hard not to think of grilled fish, rice, miso soup, and pickles. After all...