Removing the invisibility cloak — leading while Asian in 2022

Credit: 17.21 Women // Helen Zia at the Vincent Chin rally, Detroit, 1983; photo, Victor Yang/China Times

This May, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is complicated. There is pain, nuance, and from my corner of the world — a gleeful reach for moments of joy. I just returned from two weeks in New York, where a group of friends and I launched a fundraiser for the area’s first Vietnamese-American bakery in Brooklyn. There was a line around the block. We…



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