Our Responsibility as non-Black POC

Stop saying you are one of the good ones without acting like it.

Tears began to well up in my eyes, my jaw clenched, and my shoulders stiffened as I read and reread this in shock. I am disgusted.

I am disgusted at the idea that Asian and South Asian Americans can have the audacity to claim that our struggle in America is equivalent to that of Black people. I am disgusted at the notion that Asian and South Asian American young adults can profit off the hard work and determination that their immigrant parents have put in to bring them to this…