There are many examples of Asian Americans and Blacks working together in the past.
George Floyd’s death is triggering a reckoning among Asian Americans over what role they play in issues often divided into black and white.
Wu says Asian Americans stand at a crossroads, having to decide if they’re people of color, honorary whites, or perpetual foreigners.
For decades Asian Americans have also been used to disguise racial inequalities.
It’s a way of pointing at the Asian Americans and saying, ‘Look at them.