Trailblazin'- (from the Jeremy Lin archives)
This piece originally ran a week after Jeremy Lin first signed with the Warriors. In these recent years, I’ve found it hard going to accept the totality of my multi-cultural education. While my wiring (Korean, raised in the South, overeducated in the Academy’s blah-factories) precludes me from completely abandoning the soft-handed dreamscape of E-qual-it-ee, the creations and stories that...
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Jeremy and Jin
In the summer after graduating from college, as part of my introduction to New York City, I took the A train down to the fabled West 4th Street basketball courts. All melancholy literary types are required to vividly remember, and then write about, their first encounters with The City and so I, too, can recall the heat that day and how it curled the edges of the wheat-pasted posters, pushing those...