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2020

Bay Area luminaries weigh in on their 2020 holiday rituals • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Dec 26, 2020 | News Columnists, Newsletter
Following tradition can offer calmness amid chaos


Now That I Care For Her, I Feel For Her • Next Avenue • Published on Dec 22, 2020 Newsletter
"Our relationship will always be an imperfect one, but it rests on the twin pedestals of her trust and my caring."


COVID-19 has led to fewer options for domestic violence survivors • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Dec 13, 2020 | News Columnists, Newsletter
But Bay Area nonprofits continue to provide crucial service


Has immigration fallen off the administration’s radar? Not a chance • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Nov 29, 2020 | News Columnists, Newsletter
Enforced as executive orders, Trump’s hardline policies are proceeding, against will of the people


There are very good reasons for liberal optimism • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Nov 13, 2020 | News Columnists, Newsletter
The 2020 election produced the most diverse, enthusiastic electorate in history


Now is the time to make friends with enemies • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Oct 31, 2020 | News Columnists, Newsletter
We can be civil to others who have different political beliefs


Social media can turn us against each other • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Oct 18, 2020 | News Columnists, Newsletter
Only empathy can alleviate the hate spread by misinformation


Historic debate highlights just how bad the Trump-Biden debacle really was • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Oct 2, 2020 | News Columnists
James Baldwin and William F. Buckley thoughtful, eloquent in 1965 face-off over race


In Brown Type: New survey finds engagement and trend to progressivism among Asian American voters • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Sep 19, 2020 | News Columnists
The 2016 election and ‘Trump effect’ have fired up the voting bloc


In Brown Type: A primer on how the census impacts presidential elections • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Sep 6, 2020 | News Columnists
It’s urgent that San Francisco submits an accurate count


In Brown Type: Kamala Harris’ mother was also a trailblazer • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Aug 23, 2020 | News Columnists
Shyamala Gopalan Harris came from India at 19 to chart an impressive career in the U.S.


In Brown Type: President’s immigration proclamations will have long-lasting negative effects on the economy • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Aug 13, 2020 | News Columnists
Administration is reducing foreign talent entering the U.S.


In Brown Type: 2020 census count must include undocumented immigrants • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Jul 30, 2020 | News Columnists
Reliable reporting from nonpartisan source is essential to democracy


In Brown Type: Do San Francisco cops need guns for everyday policing? • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on July 1, 2020 | News Columnists
SFPD motto seems to be 'iron in peace, iron in war'


In Brown Type: Fatherless on Father's Day • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on June 17, 2020 | News Columnists
"What do you want people to know?" asked Eva Pilgrim, an anchor…


In Brown Type: Lessons of trauma color the experiences of black children • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on June 4, 2020 | News Columnists
A high schooler's artwork frames this moment of disrepair in the country


In Brown Type: History repeats as Asians bear the brunt of coronavirus rage • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on May 20, 2020 | News Columnists
Our best defense against the virus of animosity is to present a collective front, in defiance of division, whether we are Asian or not


SF restaurants turn to helping others during coronavirus crisis • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on May 7, 2020 | News Columnists
Local chefs survive pandemic by cooking for people in need aided by angel investor Twitch CEO Emmett Shear


Immigrants working in health care bring a culture of caring • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Apr 22, 2020 | News Columnists
In early December last year, my mother fell and sustained multiple injuries…


In Brown Type: Don't leave immigrants and communities of color behind • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Apr 9, 2020 | News Columnists
Despite our continued investment in cutting edge technology and science, we don't quite know why this virus has such diverse effects on the human body


Immigration at the time of coronavirus • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Mar 25, 2020 | News Columnists
Now's the time to safeguard all people, regardless of the papers they carry


Chinese-Indians Recall Life in Internment Camp in "Deoliwallahs" • India Currents • Published on Mar 22, 2020 | *Slider - Latest, Articles, Books, Lifestyle
How do you write a book about loss-a loss that's so propulsive as to ravage the notion of home, country and identity? What do you put in it, and what do you leave out? What message will this work deliver and how does it answer the questions of the moment? In "The...


Mongolians in the Bay Area are optimistic about the future • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Mar 11, 2020 | News Columnists
Despite challenges, recent immigrants have high aspirations


Why The New 'Public Charge' Rule Could Hit Older Immigrants Hard • Forbes/Next Avenue • Published on Feb 24, 2020


Trump's travel ban ignores the Nigerian success story • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Feb 20, 2020 | News Columnists
Adebajo left Nigeria to come to America in 2016, when she turned 21, to enroll in the University of San Francisco for a master's in International Economics.


In Brown Type: New immigration rule is shortsighted • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Feb 6, 2020 | News Columnists
On January 27, the Supreme Court, in a narrow 5-4 vote, gave the go-ahead to the Trump administration to implement its public charge rule


San Francisco librarian makes a living serving her community • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Jan 22, 2020 | News Columnists
Janet Tom began her career as a librarian in 1999


Why the Mindy Kaling-Kamala Harris cooking video lacked spice • The San Francisco Examiner • Published on Jan 8, 2020 | News Columnists
Navigating identity politics is never easy

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