To whom do you feel indebted for your civil rights and citizenship status in America?
Your parents or your parents’ parents? Or yourself?
Frankly, I had never considered this question until I came across Eileen Huang’s critical letter urging the Chinese American community to confront their anti-Black racist statements and stereotypes.
In her words, “We owe them (referring to Africans Americans) everything.”
In Season 5 True Colors: Episode 5 “We Owe Them”, Eileen makes a case for Asians to acknowledge what she perceives as our racist attitude against Black people in America, and to begin difficult conversations with our parents' generation.
Eileen Huang is a creative writer, and a junior at Yale University.
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