When POC become each other’s allies

Taking a stand on racism when I had everything to lose

“If she doesn’t like it, she should just go back to her country.”

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I heard a grad school instructor make this comment, and I looked up from my notes. Somewhere between dumbfounded and disgusted, I looked around the room for Asian students. There were none. That’s when I realized why this…