Jennifer Lee, professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, [writes]: “The politics of respectability, that elusive set of guidelines that dictate how racialized Americans ought to conduct themselves in public, were complicated this week when a 69 year-old Asian-American doctor was forcibly dragged off a United Airlines flight.”

For the full story, please visit http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/04/14/491969327/politics-of-respectability.

 

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