Racism Is a Disease

Racism Is a Disease

Racism Is a Disease By Payton Kim Racism Is a Disease When addressing health disparities, it is easy to dismiss racial inequalities as a problem of only society, not of pathology. Yet I would challenge those in public health to not only condemn racism socially, but to also make an effort to analyze racism as […]

Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA

Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA

Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA By Tsechu Dolma Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA About the Author Tsechu Dolma Tsechu Dolma spent the first half of her life as a stateless Tibetan refugee in Nepal moving from one refugee camp to another. At eleven, Tsechu fled the civil war in […]

A Tibetan-American Family Dealing with COVID in Queens, NY

A Tibetan-American Family Dealing with COVID in Queens, NY

A Tibetan-American Family Dealing with COVID-19 in Queens, NY By Tsechu Dolma A Tibetan-American Family Dealing with COVID in Queens, NY In March 2020, I left my graduate study at Oxford and travelled home to Queens, NY. At 3 pm, I opened the door into our living room to find a very quiet home. Like […]

Shifting the Narrative … Subtly

Shifting the Narrative … Subtly

Shifting the Narrative…Subtly Interview by Dr. Yulin Hswen, University of San Francisco, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Edited by Siona Prasad Shifting the Narrative…Subtly   In a recent interview with Dr. Yulin Hswen, IDK challenged norms in education, in fashion, and in what is considered a flex in pop culture. Could IDK’s subtle, but unique […]