Black Girls Are Missing

For the past few weeks, there has been a growing attention to the fact that so many young Black girls have gone missing, especially in the D.C. area. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman said, “In 2014, the Black and Missing Foundation reported that 64,000 Black women and girls were missing nationwide.” According to the FBI, in…

Continue Reading

AACC Oral Histories: Grant Din

Grant Din is a Yale alum of the Class of 1979. He currently serves as the Community Resources Director at the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation in San Francisco, where he works on research and educational projects relating to Angel Island immigration history. During his time at Yale, he was an active student leader for…

Continue Reading

AACC Oral Histories: Derek Mubiru

Statement of Purpose: The goal of the Asian American Cultural Center’s Oral History Project is to highlight the individual stories of our fellow New Haven and Yale community members. These oral histories share anecdotes, reflections, and lessons from our interviewee’s family histories and personal lives. It is more important now than ever to share our…

Continue Reading

AACC Oral Histories: Vivian Nguyen

Statement of Purpose: The goal of the Asian American Cultural Center’s Oral History Project is to highlight the individual stories of our fellow New Haven and Yale community members. These oral histories share anecdotes, reflections, and lessons from our interviewee’s family histories and personal lives. It is more important now than ever to share our…

Continue Reading

Trump Sucks: Serial Firings

After President Obama, and probably most of the others before, we were expecting a President to act with poise and grace and be (somewhat) kind. This, however, is not the reality under the Trump Administration. Donald Trump is hotheaded, dangerously stubborn, and full-out delusional, and yet he is running the country. And he (or should…

Continue Reading