Why ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is So Divisive for Houston’s Vietnamese American Community – Texas Monthly

The Vietnamese American community now finds itself at a crossroads, weighing whether to confront racism head-on or remain quiet and complicit in a system that perpetuates it. Yet the issue of racism—and anti-Blackness in particular—raises questions unique to the refugee experience. As Vietnamese Americans, how can our conversations about race be framed in terms of Black and white when we ourselves—our histories, our bodies, and our struggles—don’t exist within this binary?

 

Source: Why ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is So Divisive for Houston’s Vietnamese American Community – Texas Monthly

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