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I’d even seen that passage before, but it was lightly discussed without causing much of a fuss.I can only offer a non-black person’s perspective, but here’s what I think happened.Liberal think tanks like the Brookings Institute clickbait by insinuating that black women would be better off not marrying black men.When I watch an episode of and the opening bit features Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson talking about their white boos and drooling over Jon Hamm, I have to wonder how I’d feel if I saw two Asian female comedians do that on HBO.You have to understand the context in which this passage exploded.I’m not going to boast that I’m all plugged into Black Twitter, but I do know these things have happened recently: During this time, I saw a lot of tweets by black women, decrying how straight black men were the “weakest links” in the fight for social justice and how they knew many black men who exhibited internalized racism in their dating preferences.It’s Asian women who date and marry out to white partners more than Asian men and it’s more often that Asian women put down Asian men by repeating racist stereotypes (see the BBC show as a public example).And it’s Asian men who get accused of trying to control Asian women and being resentful about their social status.
But because black women are women, they also use similar language and tactics as Asian women in framing the whole interracial dating disparity issue as feminism and women’s progress. I’ll never forget the fact that during the darker days of this whole argument within Asian America— when we didn’t have the data, studies, or even freedom to openly talk about the obvious gendered racism infecting our supposedly diverse 21st American social scene —black women were usually the outsiders who backed up Asian men online when the denialists and apologists gaslit us and talked down to us.
It makes me reaffirm my Ali Wong standom because she talks so much about her Asian husband. Honestly, I’m happy she said that because we all know the underlying truth of it all.