What This Wave of Anti-Asian Violence Reveals About America
|Publisher||New York Times Opinion|
|Author||Anne Anlin Cheng|
|Summary||The author claims that Asian-Americans have long been used by mainstream white culture to shame and drive a wedge against other minority groups.
America, as a nation, have been more focused on quantifying injury and shoring up identity categories than doing the harder work of confronting the enduring, ineffable, and at times contradictory and messier wounds of American racism.
|Excerpt||Too often, attention to nonwhite groups is only as pressing as the injuries that they have suffered.|
|Publish Date||February 21. 2021|