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    The New York Times CompanyAnne Anlin Cheng2/21/216 min
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    • normanbae1 year ago

      I will just quote the piece as it does a better job than I could ever do at articulating the point:

      "Racial violence in the United States is not simply Black and white, even if it looks that way. Instead, it can reveal layered victimizations and mediated enmity. The recent incidents of anti-Asian violence in the Bay Area, in particular, highlight this: Some Asian-Americans were outraged by the violence and demanded justice, but since the perpetrators in these cases were Black, many others felt deeply uncomfortable with contributing to the criminalization of African-Americans.

      When it comes to Asian-American grief, do Americans want to know?"