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Laya DeLeon Hayes of “The Equalizer”: On Representation and Racial Identity

“We are seeing so many Black women, or biracial women like Kamala Harris, who are really leading a movement, and representing for all women of color out here. Black women have been equalizing for such a long time that it is only right that we represent that on TV.” It’s a poignant observation coming from 16-year-old actor Laya DeLeon Hayes

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Assessing the Impact of a Patient Navigator Intervention Program for Vietnamese-American Women with Abnormal Mammograms

Breast cancer incidence among Asian Americans increased at a rate of 1.8% per year from 2014-2018, while the general population’s incidence rate remained stable. Vietnamese-American women have been found to have the longest follow up time after an abnormal mammogram. This study assesses the impact of a patient navigator program on psychosocial outcomes of Vietnamese American women.

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Asian American Alice Wong Forefronts the Magic Within the Disability Community

There are 61 million people in America living with disabilities. That’s one in every four people. While the wheelchair symbol is the most common representation of disability, many disabled people do not utilize a mobility device. (Some even have disabilities that are not visible at all!) Missing from society are everyday images of those millions of disabled […]

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Burden of Truth: A Review of Chanel Miller’s “Know My Name”

In 2016, Emily Doe set the world on fire with an emotionally raw impact statement that began with, “You don’t know me.” This year, she sheds the pseudonym, revealing herself to the world in the form of a memoir, “Know My Name.” Her name is Chanel Miller. The coming out is timely. The #MeToo movement, […]

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