These outpourings of dissent have rekindled a discussion on the role Asian Americans play in the nation’s deep racial divide.
There’s also a larger history of tensions between Asian American and Black communities.
In a 2014 lawsuit against affirmative action, Asian American plaintiffs argued that Harvard admissions discriminated against Asian American students.
Asian American communities need to show up for Black communities at this timeThe relationship between Asian American communities and Black communities is a not a one-dimensional one, however.
Asian Americans also rallied in solidarity with the Black community during the civil rights movement.