The racist legacy of slavery and segregation still impacts the life chances that Black Americans struggle for, contributing to lasting racial disparities.
This exhibits that the labour market systematically oppresses black Americans.
Asian Americans and Black Americans have suffered from strained relations, consequent on information fed by white supremacists against black people, setting us in opposition to each other.
The reason why Asians Americans became accomplished was because they were given access to resources that were otherwise denied to Black Americans who were still struggling against bigotry and segregation.
As we actively engage and stand in solidarity with the black community, we must dismantle our privileges and educate ourselves and others about the persisting anti blackness.