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a poem: with apologies to maxine hong kingston

Money talks, and thus it suffocates.

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Kill them with kindness, be as silk hiding steel; weaponize your stereotype until you embody the warrior archetype — and let that shit go.

We are as strong as we allow ourselves to be, as fierce and political as our hearts know ourselves to be. We are the disenfranchised, we are the misunderstood…

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Ever wondered when and why “Oriental” stopped being politically correct? Afraid you might make a faux pas around your Chinese friends? Some of us are here to tell you what is and isn’t okay, but remember! It’s different for every individual.

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