I can't figure out how to use the forums so I'll just post it here. I was trying to point out that racism against Asians is very prevalent in the States and they deleted what I said.
why can't I say this? It's true, isn't it? There's been books written on the topic: http://www.amazon.com/Chinese-Girl-Ghetto-Ying-Ma/dp/1460970454
. Jeremy Lin is called all sorts of racial slurs by the media and no one bats an eye: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/feb/21/jeremy-lin-racism-asian-americans
54 percent of Asians report being bullied in school, which is higher than all of the other ethnicities:http://www.capm.state.mn.us/pdf/bullying_brief_2012.pdf
And there's plenty of reports of Asians being attacked: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ8rVx8IBGk
All my life I was repeatedly harrassed and beaten; to this day I am still unable to go anywhere without everyone going "ching chang chong chinaman!" at me. Every Asian person I talk to also reports the same thing. Why was Virginia Tech shot up again? Oh yeah cause he was being harrassed to death for being Asian. Funny thing is, it usually comes from black people for some reason.
But if I dare to speak out against it, people treat me like there's something wrong with me and I get vehement denial. People will hurl ching chong racial slurs against me and then turn around and say they were just joking and it wasn't about race when confronted even though it clearly was.
Try an experiement and ask all your Asian friends about getting the whole "ching chong" thing all the time. I promise you, you won't be able to find a single Asian person living in the United States that hasn't gotten this.
And yet when I raise awareness about this FACT... I get denial. Why is this?