Posts with the tag “asian-american-and-pacific-islander-month”
Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Month
by Devon McCoy on May 13th, 2021
What does AAPI month mean to you? AAPI month is about celebrating Asian and Pacific Islanders who have made history in the U.S but it's also celebrating the AAPIs right here in our own community. It's my roommates, it's your classmates, my sister, leaders right here on campus making a difference, the workers at Bolton, your co-workers, and some of my new friends at Wesley. It's about celebrating a...
Pain, Perspective, and Truth
by Devon McCoy on May 7th, 2021
When I was asked to write a blog entry for Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, I wasn’t sure where to start when talking about my experience as an Asian American living in the United States. For many years, my identity as a racial minority was not at the forefront of my focus. Any pain I, or my family, felt from racial discrimination was pushed into my subconscious thought world be...