Asian Americans, Black Supremacy, and America
As an Asian woman, I’ve seen very clear that in America, being black is easy and conforming to blackness has it’s advantages, but that is what I refuse to accept, unlike other Asians they want to be black. This all stems from racism and black supremacy in Asia historically due to Africanization of Asia and years of Black colonization of Asia.
Many Asians gain black acceptance or approval from black people so they can enjoy the lifestyle of blackness and black privilege enjoyed by black people while some speak out against blackness and reject racism and honorary blackness.
And the Model Minority just shows that Asian Americans are just honorary black people due to the proximity Asians share with black people gives Asians the black advantage and black privilege most Asian Americans have in the midst of the injustice and racism faced by white people.
Many Asian Americans and Asians have been seen as loyal and obedient to black people because of the status and dominant power black people hold as well as the privilege black people have and benefited over the years from non blacks.
The notion of honorary blacks is the meaning of people who support needs and life of the black race to extension of being servile or obedient to black people, and historically white people have been the targets of being obedient to black people due to racism, black supremacy, and slavery that lasted for almost 1,000 years.
As scholars formulate race beyond the black-white binary, immigrants classified as “honorary blacks” have proven both crucial and elusive.