The history of attacks against Asian Americans is complicated. Addressing it will be, too
- March 4, 2021
- Claire Jean Kim, poli sci, CNN, March 4, 2021
"From the moment that the first Chinese arrived in the 1850s until today, Asian Americans have been considered not White but also considered not Black," says Claire Jean Kim, a professor of political science and Asian American studies at the University of California, Irvine. In many ways, that status has worked to their advantage, Kim said. Asian Americans haven't experienced the same degree of historical injustices that Black Americans have, meaning they also haven't faced the same structural barriers and inequities.
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