I wouldn’t exist without Black activism.
In other words, Black activism was crucial for people like my parents to immigrate to America and build their families.
As a second child of Chinese immigrants, I uniquely owe my birth to the Black efforts that pushed for non-discriminatory policies.
Right now, many Black people across the country are mourning and rightfully enraged at the structural violence imposed by the police and American institutions writ-large.
Furthermore, George Floyd’s killing highlights Asian complicity to structural violence inflicted on Black people.