… countless other innocent and unarmed Black men, women, and children, it was second nature for many Asians to stand in solidarity with the Black and Brown community because we considered ourselves one of them. It was evidently clear to some of us that the same sys…
I love your article! We absolutely need to call out the rampant anti-Blackness in our communities (something I’ve written on, too).
I’d like to point out one thing: the Asian community isn’t mutually exclusive with the brown community. What about South Asian diaspora like me? Earlier you mentioned colourism excluding Pacific Islanders and Southeast Asians – and (likely unintentionally) excluded us in the process. Solidarity happens both inside and outside Asian circles.