Are Asians Trayvon Martin?
In the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, I.Y. Lee discusses the Asian American experience in the context of the murder of Trayvon Martin: We are highly educated but increasingly unemployed, growing in political clout but under-represented, examples of the American success story who have on occasion been beaten, tortured, and killed for our race. To move beyond this binary, Asian Americans must find a politics that, through solidarity and activism, breaks the de facto apartheid that creates it. Read more here. […]
Categories: Civil Rights, Hate Crimes • Tags: Asian American, Asian American Writers Workshop, George Zimmerman, I.W. Yee, Trayvon Martin