By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Read part 1 of this story here. Recently, while Michelle Tran rode the bus with her cousin, Tran’s cousin made a comment to a woman who took up<!–more–> multiple seats on the bus. The woman responded with a negative comment about her cousin’s race. “My cousin was very confused […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “Recently, I was hanging out in the library. Somebody came up to be and randomly asked <!–more–>me if I was Korean or Japanese or something like that,” said Michelle Tran. “I said, ‘No, I am half-Chinese, half-Vietnamese.’ They were like, ‘Oh, where were you born?’ And I said, ‘I […]
With a month left before Election Day, I am reminded of my first voting booth experience. Still in elementary school, I accompanied my mom to our polling site in Brooklyn, N.Y., as her translator.