Giving Thanks

Ingredients 6 bananas (plantains) 24 egg roll/lumpia wrappers ¼ cup brown sugar Oil 1 tsp flour 1 tbsp water Growing up, I don’t believe I took part in the idea that is traditional Thanksgiving. The hallways at home were never lined with the wonky-shaped hand turkeys I made at school. Never in my life have…

F/Pilipino Americans: Missing from the Model Minority

** Author’s Note on Community Terminology: there is an academic and cultural dispute over whether Filipino or Pilipino is best to describe the diaspora from the Philippines. In recognition of the indecision, F/Pilipino is used in this piece.** Arguably, the biggest plague of Asian America’s history is the image of being the model minority. This…