In the U.S., the model minority myth teaches Asian Americans that they benefit from inaction and being apolitical.
Join the Black Lives Matter movementSome moments have divided the Black and Asian American communities.
And recently, a vocal group of Asian Americans has been rallying against affirmative action in colleges.
Many of the freedoms and comforts that Asian Americans enjoy are those that Black people fought hard for, Wu said.
Today, Asian Americans are asking each other to step up and do better than their past failures allowed.