I’d like to add speak and acknowledge Black people in passing. Nothing burns my ass more than speaking to Asian people and they act like they don’t see or hear you. All ages do it, young and especially older people.

I have held door for older Asian women shopping as a sign of respect (I’m southern) and they just walk past like I’m the help. If I don’t have a personal relationship with an Asian person I don’t bother speaking anymore. It’s emotionally draining. I also stopped patronizing Asian businesses for this very reason. I can do without whatever they are selling.

The anti-Blackness is real. Thank you for addressing it. America pretends all POC are together. We’re anything but together!

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