Thank you Nitsu! You’re laying out a complex argument so articulately. Bet they weren’t expecting Black people to be so well versed in the art of conversation and debate.
As a black women who has long been subject to subpar treatment from the Asian community, I am thankful for the opportunity to discuss the contention that exists between Black Lives and Asian Lives in America.
Here is my open letter to Asian Americans:
You say “we are not asking for white privilege.” Yet you willingly entered a country that offered it to you.medium.com
Furthermore, I am calling for a complete boycott of Asian American businesses until there’s a formal apology and financial contribution to the family of Akai Gurley.
You have been officially notified that as of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, we demand an immediate apology for the death…medium.com
As Black people our power lies in the Black dollar. Today, I no longer invest my Black dollar in the Asian American community, Day #2 Boycott of #AsianAmerican businesses. This is an exciting challenge to find #Blackowned businesses. Please join us.
Inspiration — OurBlackYear, Maggie Anderson