And while I grew to appreciate my own custom blend of Asian-ness, apparently a lot of Asian Americans my age found it easiest to assimilate in a white world. But now that the country is outing the “white gaze,” can you name-drop a single Asian activist at the forefront of change? The Black Lives Matter movement, while calling needed attention to the outright racism and brutality of police injustice, has amplified the voices of Black, brown, and indigenous people and their inequities. But the faces on the front lines of protest don’t look like mine. … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris’s ascent is a win for Asian Americans. So why do I feel so ambivalent?