One Video Perfectly Sums Up All the Crap Asian Americans Had to Deal With This Year
An independent production company just did a “mannequin challenge” video that’s sure to resonate with Asian Americans and everything they’ve had to deal with this year.
The video, which was just posted on YouTube, has a number of actors reenacting major issues Asian Americans have faced in 2016. These issues include Hollywood whitewashing, racial issues and politics.
“Asian power. Asian-American identity. Asian consciousness. Hollywood stereotypes of Asians, the whitewashing of Asian representation in the media and racist attacks are fought with peaceful demonstration and intelligence,” the creators wrote in the YouTube description.
Here are all the issues covered by order of appearance.