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