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“Oh, you’re so eloquent!” they say, “You seem to be so educated!”
At first, it seems like a compliment, but I let it sit for a while. The overall result is an insult to my people.
When writing “antisemitism” with a hyphen, one subscribes to the very incorrect belief that Jews are simply just “others” and are inferior to other cultural and religious groups.
We feed ourselves single stories as a result of these restrictive labels. The ideal Indian girl is a diplomat with an impeccable façade of nonchalance. She is weighed down with age-old preconceived notions, along with new limitations.
Instead of labeling ourselves with stereotypes, we should defy those stereotypes and relieve people of their ignorance.
As much as I like to think I’m proof that stereotypes are wrong, Asian stereotypes still finds their way into my life.
Systematic categorization comes in all forms, most slyly through microaggressions. So please, choose your words wisely and help defy stereotypes.
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