“Almost everyone will have someone at the dinner table — whether it be your weird cousin, your aggressively racist pee-paw or your fire and brimstone, Westboro-lite aunt Karen — who will not hesitate to say something out of pocket.”
March 16, 2022 marked the one year anniversary of the Atlanta spa shootings that took the life of six Asian American women. Though it incited a surge in support for the Asian American community and awareness of the racism and hypersexualization that Asians face — Asian American women in particular, these are long-standing structural issues that are not going away anytime soon.
To be raised in America is to be inherently complicit in racist laws and institutions. Those who choose not to educate themselves inject their bias into society, individuals like this who work at news organizations taint their content with internalized racism.
Unsurprisingly, recent support for the Black Lives Matter movement has been met with backlash similar to what Colin Kaepernick faced in 2016.
A look at the NBA’s strong response to the pandemic and systemic racism in the U.S.
Lately designers from the most exclusive and prestigious fashion houses in the world seem to have forgotten the lack of tolerance the public has for racist innuendos in 2019.