Asian Male Resentment in the Age of White Male Resentment

The Asian man in America bears a peculiar burden of nonrecognition, of invisibility

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The Asian man is an “honorary white” person who will always be denied the full perquisites of whiteness.

From The Souls of Yellow Folk by Wesley Yang. Copyright © 2018 by Wesley Yang. Used with permission of the publisher, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved.

Contributing Editor at Esquire Magazine, Columnist at Tablet:, Author of THE SOULS OF YELLOW FOLK

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