Ashley J Chong

Ashley J Chong is a Korean diaspora kid who writes words and music. She likes thinking about cultural identity, pop culture, languages, and how to stretch science. You'll most likely find her scribbling in her bullet journal, listening to music, making coffee, or craving oddly specific food like roasted tomatoes. Send Ashley a pitch at

Ashley J's Latest Articles

People protesting the murder of Vincent Chin, holding a sign that says Justice for Vincent Chin

Why we must learn Asian American history

From the Foreign Miner Tax, Japanese incarceration camp to the recent anti-Asian shootings in Atlanta, a writer recalls the anti-Asian history in America and explains the importance of having such historical knowledge and context to address the current anti-Asian hate crisis.

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