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Asian American and American Ideals and Institutions
Choose TWO questions ONLY from the following and write at least THREE paragraphs on each.
1.What are the similarities and differences between Dusky Peril and Yellow Peril? How do these racist notions affect you prior and during the pandemic?
2.Define solidarity. Why is solidarity important in the fight against hate crimes and institutional racism?
3.Discuss Black Power and Yellow Power separately and explain why Black Lives Matter to the Asian American community in the fight against hate crimes and institutional racism.
4.“The yellow power movement has been motivated largely by the problem of self‐identity in Asian Americans. The psychological focus of this movement is vital, for Asian Americans suffer the critical mental crises of having “integrated” into American society–
No person can be healthy, complete, and mature if he must deny a part of himself; this is what “integration” has required so far. ‐(Stokely Carmichael & Charles V. Hamilton)”
5.What is assimilation/integration/Americanization, and why is it problematic? Why is it important to celebrate one’s authentic identity, ethnic identity, or indigeneity in the diaspora?