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Talking About Race in My Family Was Awkward Until We Had ‘The Talk’

The Talk Continues: Cecil Chik is a higher education diversity professional
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That one salient moment for me happened during the midst of the social unrest after the murder of George Floyd.

My family is from Hong Kong. We immigrated to the United States when I was 3 years old. My parents uprooted their lives to give my sisters and me a chance at an education that we would not be able to have in Hong Kong and China.

For the first time since we moved to the country, my dad expressed uncertainty due to the social unrest mirroring the social unrest in Hong Kong’s fight for democracy. He questioned whether moving to this country was a good idea.  Continue learning about Cecil’s journey toward anti-racism at The Talk Continues.

Michael Mahi

Michael Mahi