Cover Photo: A spray-painted illustration of Karen O, an Asian American musician and the frontwoman of the band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Illustration by Andrés Yeah/Flickr

Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs Taught Me to Break Free from the Model Minority Myth

Being good at working hard felt like a tired routine. Being polite was starting to grate.


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Fever to Tell


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Fever to Tell

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