By Jane Kim | AsianAmericanChristianCollaborative.com
Published in May of 2020
SUMMARY: Though written from an Asian American’s perspective, the article is applicable to everyone.
KEY QUOTE: “Anti-Blackness has been deeply embedded in Asian and Asian-American communities for a long time. Asian Americans have historically been used as a racial wedge between white Americans and African Americans. The model minority myth, constructed out of white supremacy and anti-Blackness, is a tool used to legitimize racism against Black people, while pitting communities of color against each other.”