Read a recent New York Times editorial, The Hidden Scars All Refugees Carry, by Viet Thanh Nguyen.
Spoken in the powerful voice of one former refugee from Vietnam, the article talks about the lasting changes being a refugee makes on those who experience it. The article isn’t long, but it touches on many important points, including the power of labels and categories on perceptions of oneself and others.
Read more about Nguyen’s recent Pulitzer prize winning novel, The Sympathizer, in a previous Higher post.
(On occasional Fridays, we highlight one entertainment option related to our clients or some aspect of our work to help you celebrate the weekend and possibly recommend to employers and other community supporters in the following week.)