I never thought I would write an essay on what DU MA means to me, but here we go…

For those who don’t know, this means “fuck” or “motherfucker” in Vietnamese, but let’s talk about how “đụ má” is so much more than that! It’s heavily used in Viet slang…

Art by @elisaaale

I used to handle marketing for this denim brand, Articles of Society. This Black Lives Matter graphic I posted to their Instagram back in June was immediately taken down by my (former) client who refused to acknowledge how problematic “All Lives Matter” running across their website was. I am sharing…

This year, I celebrated my born day with the release of my first art project, and what a year it has been. This year, death has given me a new perspective on life and what it means to be human.

This gold bracelet was my mother’s wedding gift to celebrate…

Another young Black man, Ricco Evan Ashford Jr., died a violent death under suspicious circumstances, and the world brushed the incident aside with disinterest.

On January 19, 2020, Ricco, a vibrant artist and young father, left his jewelry shop, BLKMRKT in downtown Los Angeles and walked over to his friend…

Coco Lily

Free spirit + trapped soul having a huemxn experience. I chop coconuts for a living and study psychology to chop up feelings. Always hungry. www.cocolily.us

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