Luckily, in this country, 2020’s overwhelming ills have shown the world that peaceful protest can actually result in positive social impact. As the country evolves past its navel-gazing fascination with “identity” and race-based voting blocs, it’s time to break down the psychological and emotional barriers that implicitly discourage East Asians from speaking up for themselves. The elevation of Kamala Harris is an invitation, and a case study, for all Asian Americans to evolve their self-image: from being passive beneficiaries of diversity to become active agents of change. … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris’s ascent is a win for Asian Americans. So why do I feel so ambivalent?