Doualy Xaykaothao

Doualy Xaykaothao is a Hmong-Texan, born in Laos and raised in Texas. She’s a correspondent for MPR News, covering identity politics, race and culture. She’s also a former foreign correspondent who chased news from Asia for National Public Radio. If you can’t pronounce her name, she also answers to Shadow of the Moon — that’s what her first name means.