The Allure of Assimilation :I know ethnic nationalists.
While cultural deviance probably renders you more vulnerable, cultural conformity — say perming your hair — protects you minimally at best.
A Japanese American (well, a Korean American who passed as Japanese American, itself a story about these challenges) tells a story.
A Japanese colleague, not with any malice, was curious to know why Japanese Americans were not more Japanese.
As conflict between Asia and America worsens, whether in blame for pandemic or predictions of war, Asian Americans are in an awkward role.