I never think of you as Asian.

image (4)Virginia,
Cambridge, MA.

I’m half Filipina. And I’ve always thought of myself as half. But one day at a faculty meeting a colleague told me I “passed” as white. It’s bothered me ever since.

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  • reflectalittle

    I would have responded in my head, “you may think I pass, but you have failed to see me, and for you to pass at being a better human being you need some tutoring.”

 

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