The Daily Northwestern

Tang: Though a ‘model minority,’ Asian-Americans still face racism

Tina Tang, Columnist

October 29, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In early September, American poet Michael Derrick Hudson made headlines when his poem was published in the “Best American Poetry” anthology using an Asian pen name. In his bio for the anthology, Hudson admitted that his poem ...

The Spectrum: Moving from shame to empowerment as a Chinese American

Bethany Ao, Contributor

May 2, 2014

Filed under Contributors, Opinion, The Spectrum

Shame found me when I was just four years old. I had been sitting at the end of the table during lunch with my preschool classmates when I took out my lunchbox. My mom had packed me a steamed bun (mantou)  filled with pork fl...