Q&A With Prof. Jennifer Lee: Asian American Success Isn't What You Think It Is

Pop culture often portrays Asian Americans as successful because of strict parenting or just plain hard work. But a new book debunks the "model minority" myth, revealing the way government policies have actually skewed those perceptions. I recently interviewed Jennifer Lee, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine, and co-author of The Asian American Achievement Paradox about her research....more

What Do I Tell My Daughter About Sandra Bland?

To my Little Magician: We’ll read this together when you’re old enough to understand. Motherhood has been an incredible adventure, but I have always been haunted by the guilt of bringing you into this world -- a world that has not been very kind to little Black girls who grow into Black women. ...more
I feel you.more

Is Donald Trump Conspiring to Elect Hillary?

Donald Trump. He gives no fucks. He apologizes for nothing and backs down for no one. America loves to hate him, and stupider, crazier shit flies out of his mouth daily. He's now insulted Mexicans, war heroes, veterans, and most Republicans. The Des Moines register has called for him to "pull the plug on his side show", and many think he is making a mockery of the presidential election. ...more
Stephanie - I agree. There is a long time before the election and a lot can happen. However, the ...more

We Will Never Learn The Truth About Sandra Bland

In my opinion, we will never learn the truth about what exactly happened to Sandra Bland. I don’t think so unless there are independent investigators who can review unedited source information. When I was an internal auditor, I would review reports and processes against source data. Source data is data that cannot be tampered with, edited, or massaged....more

Q&A With Prof. Jennifer Lee: Asian American Success Isn't What You Think It Is

Pop culture often portrays Asian Americans as successful because of strict parenting or just plain hard work. But a new book debunks the "model minority" myth, revealing the way government policies have actually skewed those perceptions. I recently interviewed Jennifer Lee, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine, and co-author of The Asian American Achievement Paradox about her research....more

I Can See Why There Might Be An Upcoming Shortage on SSD and SSI

 The other day on the news there saying there a short fall for up coming benefit for those drawing disability.As in home care giver at currently both of my client receive between $750 and $810 a month.Only one actual gets straight SSD. The other gets an combo of SSD and SSI. ...more

Post No. 5: Nicki Minaj vs Taylor Swift

I’ve been eye-raped, and it’s my own fault. In Post No. 3, I mentioned being proud of not knowing any Minaj tunes.   After a few more headlines with her complaints about “a little funny business goin’ on” because Anaconda was not nominated for Video of the Year, I decided to see what she and Anaconda are all about....more

Instead of judging, HELP!

 If you watched the news in the last few years you probably have seen the headlines "Mom drowns kids" or "Mother taken into custody for child's death". It has become an epidemic. Mothers turning on their children and doing the unspeakable. As a mother, It breaks my heart to read the headlines. These little children falling victim to the one person that is supposed to love and protect them....more

The Sandra Bland Video Tells Us More Than What Happened

Once I saw Sandra Bland's smiling face in the news reports, I didn't want to watch the video of her arrest. It was going to be a level of wrongdoing and injustice that would be intolerable to watch, burn my eyes.What had to have happened between her joyful look in the photographs probably supplied by her loving family and the reports of her alleged suicide in jail would be outrageous, assault everything I keep wanting to think is true about America. We are mostly good and fair. Do I still believe this? I don't know....more

Why Black Lives May Never Matter

I have a child with a severe disability, had it been detected before birth I have no doubt someone would have counseled me to terminate that pregnancy....more

What Do I Tell My Daughter About Sandra Bland?

To my Little Magician: We’ll read this together when you’re old enough to understand. Motherhood has been an incredible adventure, but I have always been haunted by the guilt of bringing you into this world -- a world that has not been very kind to little Black girls who grow into Black women. ...more
I feel you.more

EVEN WHEN WE WIN…WE LOSE AND WHY I FUCK WITH VENUS AND SERENA WILLIAM

I LOVE the Williams Sisters. PLEASE UNDERSTAND- I REALLY LOVE THEM! The two powerhouses of tennis are known for kicking asses and taking names around the globe....more

Is Donald Trump Conspiring to Elect Hillary?

Donald Trump. He gives no fucks. He apologizes for nothing and backs down for no one. America loves to hate him, and stupider, crazier shit flies out of his mouth daily. He's now insulted Mexicans, war heroes, veterans, and most Republicans. The Des Moines register has called for him to "pull the plug on his side show", and many think he is making a mockery of the presidential election. ...more
Stephanie - I agree. There is a long time before the election and a lot can happen. However, the ...more