Podcast: ‘It’s All True!’ Ep. 31 with activist Suey Park


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Activist Suey Park discusses the art of twitter hashtags, growing up as one of the few Asian American’s in a mostly white neighborhood and the time she pretended to be a comedian as a social experiment.

Art by Julio Salgado

Suey Park has been a guest on WUNC’s The State of Things, Citizen Radio, BBC, AJAM, CNN, and FOX. Since #NotYourAsianSidekick, she has been featured in several places including Elle, Cosmo, Bustle, Bitch, Buzzfeed, New York Mag, and LOOK Magazine. She has written for XOJane, Youngist, and Model View Culture along with her own blog, Critical Spontaneity. Suey loves public speaking and connecting with students to share her insights on women of color feminism, Asian American issues, and student activism.

Follow Suey on Twitter: @Suey_Park


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Tim Barnes is TWJ's Senior Post Racial Correspondent. He's an L.A. born Chicago based comic who’s writing about himself in the third person right now. The Chicago Tribune described him as “a smooth wordsmith who is sharp, polished and confident…” He hosts TouchVision TV's weekly conversational storytelling podcast, "It’s All True!" (photo credit: Honk Honk Photography)