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Asian-Americans on the racism the coronavirus pandemic unleashed, and their identity

Ken Lum, a Canadian-Chinese artist, has written a letter to his late mother in which he apologises for the contempt he felt as a child in Vancouver for his Chinese roots and her cultural practices.“I so regret kicking up such a fuss whenever you wanted to go and see a Chinese opera in Chinatown. I felt embarrassed by what I thought of then as noise, the strange costumes, and painted faces. I did not appreciate your insistence that […] I learn how to read and write in Chinese. I did not…

Read the original article at South China Morning Post

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