Thursday, December 1, 2016

HOW ASIAN AMERICANS WENT FROM HATED MINORITY GROUP TO USEFUL PROP

Feeling Rebloggy

Love Life Of An Asian Guy Said, 
...You gotta remember that in America, Asians were NOT welcomed with open arms. We've been lynched, excluded from immigration, barred from miscegenation, and forced into internment camps. After WW2, Asians were desperate to make a better life for themselves, and complacency with whiteness became instrumental to our success.

"These stereotypes about Asian Americans being patriotic, having an orderly family, not having delinquency or crime — they became seen as the opposite of what “blackness” represented to many Americans at the time."
From a racist, twisted logical sense, you can see why Asian-Americans fall back on anti-Blackness: it's a shortcut to white acceptance and a better life...

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Link To Original Article:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/11/29/the-real-reason-americans-stopped-spitting-on-asian-americans-and-started-praising-them/?utm_term=.7846d69fcd61