Editor’s Note: Natalie Ng is a Biochem graduate student living with her husband and dog on the east coast. Her interests include blogging, biking, and Asian activism. The views expressed in this piece is solely her own.
While we wish for it to be a thing in the past, unfortunately, we can all agree that in this day and age, racism still exists and if we were to learn anything from Trump’s election, it exists in large amounts. What we often times don’t agree on, however, is what constitutes as racism. Consequently, it’s not a surprise when some forms of racism goes under heavy scrutiny while others simply get ignored or worse, brushed off as a joke.