The History and Future of Asian American Activism

The year 1968 saw the birth of a monumental moment when renowned scholar and activist Yuji Ichioka coined the term “Asian American” as part of his co-creation of the Asian American Political Alliance, an organization which has since left a powerful mark on collegiate Asian American activism. This phrase marked the beginning of a new …

6 Ways Education Can Fuel Your Small Business

Owning and operating a small business can easily consume all of your time. You might struggle to find a moment to relax — much less commit to a new endeavor like going back to school. You might be surprised when you realize, though, that pursuing an education can actually be beneficial to your business. Indeed, …

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AAC Periodical Preview: Asian History in Rhode Island

In the mid-1870s, there were only nine Asians total in Rhode Island, all of whom were Chinese men. It is easy – especially in 2022, when Asians account for 3.6% of Rhode Island’s total population (meaning there are approximately 39,500 Asians residing in the state) and are one of Rhode Island’s fastest-growing demographics – to …

For Would-Be Entrepreneurs, Business Ownership Is More Attainable Than Ever

Photo provided by Pexels Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and always had the distant dream of owning your own business one day? And furthermore, did you know that now is a great time to go for it?  The economic environment has never been better for entrepreneurs. With the economy recovering after the pandemic, there …

Why Cultural Awareness is the Cornerstone of Our Teaching?

Knowing each vocabulary word doesn’t mean you always know what each Chinese expression means. Perhaps this expression goes back to the feudalistic foundation of Chinese culture that big families are the common characteristic, so “big family” is equivalent to calling everybody. We can make a further inference from this expression.

“Is Learning on Zoom the Same as In Person? Not to Your Brain?

My blog this morning is my comments on this article, “Is Learning on Zoom the Same as In Person? Not to Your Brain”  by Stephen Noonoo. A link to the podcast is given at the end of my post.  I think this is one of the most useful articles I read during this pandemic. For …