Many Asian Americans have joined in that action, but are also trying to figure out how they fit into the larger national conversation about racism.
Asian Americans have always thought of ourselves as a community that is also oppressed by white supremacy.
There’s a whole part of Asian American organizing here, of participation in these boycotts and these marches and this nonviolent resistance—but we don’t talk about Asian American involvement.
So the thing that we’re left with is that Asian Americans aren’t politicized, that Asian Americans don’t fight and that Asian Americans are apathetic.
Asian Americans were a part of what Cesar Chavez did.