I was alarmed and dismayed at this hostile critique from one of the few politically outspoken Asian Americans in Hollywood.
ADThis zero-sum framing has left Asian Americans, who mostly support affirmative action, in a difficult position.
Lumping all Asian Americans together most harms underrepresented Southeast Asian American groups who face barriers to education, health care, and affordable housing.
She speculated that maybe Asian Americans simply have less interesting personalities because we spend so much time focused on school.
ADInstead of passively awaiting Burroughs’ verdict next month, Asian Americans should push for Harvard and other schools to implement periodic bias training that explicitly addresses Asian American stereotypes.