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‘It made me feel objectified.’After many of her mixed-race friends reported encountering the same kind of behaviour, Miss Smith decided to tackle things in her own way and wrote about her experience.Just one example was a friend being complimented for being 'so light skinned for a black girl'.
Severe acts of racism and discrimination—pogroms, massacres, mass expulsions and near-genocidal policies—were perpetrated against the Chinese, but the facts surrounding this Chinese chapter in American history are largely neglected or suppressed, and certainly not taught in standard school text books.It implies that I’m different in a derogatory way.’ Serena believes it's easier to be casually racist in the virtual world in a way that people may not be in person.‘I think it’s so common on dating apps like Tinder and Bumble because of the relative anonymity,’ she said.‘If you’re in person it’s easier to call people out on using language like that.‘Online they’re safe behind a screen. They can say whatever they want and get away with it.’Miss Smith also experienced a man telling her he had ‘never got with a brown girl before’ and that she was ‘pretty for a mixed-race girl’.‘It made me feel like a box on a list of people to be ticked off,’ she said.To be fair, not everything bad that happened to the Chinese in America should be construed as being solely due to ethnic persecution.During the Great Depression, San Francisco Chinatown residents perpetuated and capitalized on negative stereotypes, such as staging spontaneous knife fights between opium-crazed triad members for passing guided-tour groups to attract visitors.
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