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I wouldn’t exist without Black activism.

In other words, Black activism was crucial for people like my parents to immigrate to America and build their families.

As a second child of Chinese immigrants, I uniquely owe my birth to the Black efforts that pushed for non-discriminatory policies.

Right now, many Black people across the country are mourning and rightfully enraged at the structural violence imposed by the police and American institutions writ-large.

Furthermore, George Floyd’s killing highlights Asian complicity to structural violence inflicted on Black people.

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