What Does It Mean To Be American

There’s an Asians@ group at my company for all Asian identifying employees to join. We have fun (virtual) cooking classes, share Asian-related news, and talk about our favorite parts of being Asian. Today, that Slack channel was quiet, save for a few heartbreaking messages about the terrorist attack by a white supremacist against Asian women in Atlanta.

When I was first invited to the group, to be honest my initial thought was “do we really need a separate channel and group for this?”. I’m very loud and proud about my Indian background and love meeting other people with…