Email icon An envelope. Catch up instantly on the best stories happening as they unfold. From Our Partners. Facebook Icon The letter F. Latino Voices. Vivian Louie, director of the Asian American Studies Center at Hunter College, says that skin color is irrelevant in the designation "person of color," which she defines as someone who simply has physical characteristics that set them apart from white people. Home Home Home, current page. The tweets, all included in a viral post from Filipina student Martina Salamero, represent a growing debate online over the term "people of color" — a phrase that has moved from social justice parlance into the collective vernacular of most Americans.
This BuzzFeed video is part of a series of videos that call out and satirize stereotypes and racial microaggressions, or the everyday, often unintentional. "No, where are you really from?" Post to Facebook: Like BuzzFeedVideo on Facebook: Post to. The video is funny, but the point is serious. Sometimes it helps to see stereotypes in a new light.
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It illustrated linguistic. The good-humored BuzzFeed clip, “If Asians Said The Stuff White People Say,” flips the script on stereotypes against Asian people, breaking it.
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Salamero, the poster of the viral meme, said that she'd like to see the continued use of the term because it creates a sense of security and camaraderie: "Like all of us aren't alone in these issues of hate and discrimination. Black Lives Matter BLMone of the most prominent race-based activist group in the US, has organized specifically around black people because they've been left out of other conversations that fell under the banner of "people of color," BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors said.
A coalition of advocacy groups 'take a knee' outside of a hotel where members the quarterly NFL league meetings are being held to protest racial injustice on October 17, in New York City.
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Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. Those who have drawn a division between "people of color" and Asian people made their arguments from multiple perspectives.