The Harm We Do Being Silent

I am Vietnamese-American. My parents became refugees and fled to the United States after the Fall of Saigon in 1975. I was raised to listen and follow instructions. That was how Asian-Americans became known as the “model minority” as we behaved the way America wanted us to. Never are you to raise your voice or disagree.

Some part of it is because we knew it was the fastest path to assimilation. Other parts of it…

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Vi Friebertshauser

Vi Friebertshauser

Helping people discover neighborhoods that feels like home. - CEO @Homads. Entrepreneur. World traveler with a passion to improve the communities we live in.