hamilton

Back in 2007 as a grad student, I heard a blip on NPR about a new musical called In the Heights. I had a trip coming up to New York, so I got tickets and my brother and I got to see it off-Broadway, starring a then (mostly) unknown guy named Lin-Manuel Miranda.

These are so great: http://www.npr.org/2016/06/20/481106966/hamilton-a-story-of-us

low-income asian american men

While there has been much attention to the “bamboo ceiling,” I’m not sure what a comparable term would be to describe inequities for Asian Americans with lower levels of education. Important work by ChangHwan Kim and Arthur Sakamoto:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/sp.2014.12029?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

“The results indicate that Asian American men who drop out of high school earn substantially less than comparable whites at the low end of the earnings distribution.”

hair

Written by one of my former students at Miami! Way to go Wende’!

http://diverseeducation.com/article/84461/

Therapy and race

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/06/the-struggle-of-seeking-therapy-while-poor/484970/

ucla

Heartbreaking: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-ucla-shooting-20160601-snap-story.html

president santa ono on depression/suicide

As a born-and-bred Ohio-ian, I am impressed at President Ono’s leadership on this issue:

http://chronicle.com/article/Discussing-Past-Suicide/236573T

Thank you Prez Ono for using your voice to help break the silence/stigma for AAPIs *and* faculty on this issue.

like father like son

beautiful: http://www.npr.org/2016/05/13/477694356/a-stanford-family-groundskeeper-dad-cultivates-his-sons-classroom-dream%20%3Chttp://www.npr.org/2016/05/13/477694356/a-stanford-family-groundskeeper-dad-cultivates-his-sons-classroom-dream?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20160513%3E

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