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Opinion: The legacy of George Floyd

Opinion: The legacy of George Floyd

Before George Floyd turned into a hashtag, he was somebody’s father.  “I want to touch the world,” Jonathan Veal recalls Floyd saying. In Floyd’s youth, he received an athletic scholarship and is remembered for his sense of humor, compassion and tall physique. After...

Opinion: Why we need to do more for this Black History Month

Opinion: Why we need to do more for this Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration every February meant to highlight and shine a spotlight on the struggles and the achievements of the African American population throughout US history. It’s an amazing designation and is much needed - but it’s not enough. ...

Opinion: We still need to evolve as a more equal society

Opinion: We still need to evolve as a more equal society

It has been a chaotic last few months as the Black Lives Matter movement has inspired protests nationwide since the tragic death of George Floyd on May 25.  As a resident of L.A. county, I have directly seen the protests in my area as well as plentiful news and media...

Opinion: The danger of ‘All Lives and Blue Lives Matter’

Opinion: How the model minority myth is impacting every race

As an Asian-American myself, I like to attribute most of our ethnicity’s success to the hard work we put in. But I’ve come to realize that a narrow mindset is what’s feeding into the dangerous model minority myth. And no, as appealing as the term “model minority”...

Opinion: Don’t be fooled, K-Pop is drowning in racism

Opinion: Don’t be fooled, K-Pop is drowning in racism

Social media is filled with headlines praising K-pop fans and idols for allegedly supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement through a black box or a donation. News of BTS and their fans donating millions of dollars to Black Lives Matter, and a multitude of fandoms...