Black Vietnamese. Speak spanish. Eat rice.

Abigail-HL12-togetherHao Nguyen,
Durham, NC.

I wanted to say…
Black Vietnamese. Speak english, spanish, vietnamese. Eat suong kho, pho, and corn dogs.

Words that describe my mixed race/heritage children. Having to choose only 6 words, I had to put them in order of words that most describe them. Having to choose what comes first — black or vietnamese–which describes them more… was a hard task. I can only imagine how hard it will be for my children when society forces them to choose.

Learn more about Hao Nguyen’s six words on NPR’s Morning Edition

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