Anti-Racism Protests Spark Conversations Within Chinese Immigrant Families
Twenty-year-old Eileen Huang is an English major at Yale University. Growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in a small town in New Jersey, racism in the United States was a topic she rarely discussed with her parents.
But earlier this month, her open letter, “A Letter from a Yale student to the Chinese American Community” provoked a rare debate in the Chinese community in the U.S. and on Chinese social media.
Since George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American, died in police custody in late May, protests against racism have spread across communities throughout the United States, changing attitudes among millions of