The spread of the pandemic also has seen a rise in xenophobia, with the community being its first targets.
As the severity of the pandemic rose in the U.S., a wave of anti-Asian sentiments ensued.
The Asians seen in the media do not represent the entire spectrum of us.
The term “banana” refers to Asians who are yellow on the outside but white on the inside.
As a Asian woman growing into the world, I know I will one day be seen through colored lenses like those before me.