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Hasan Minhaj slams anti-black racism among South Asians

Hasan Minhaj slams anti-black racism among South Asians

KATHMANDU: Indian-American Comedian Hasan Minhaj has taken on the hypocrisy of South Asian communities with regards to extensively prevalent anti-black sentiments among the many ‘Desis’.

The Patriot-Act host by a video on June Four referred to as out anti-black racist attitudes prevalent amongst South Asians. Minhaj has completely summed how racism isn’t just associated to black individuals however to different minorities as effectively.

In the 12-minute lengthy ‘Digital Exclusive’ video on YouTube titled ‘We Cannot Stay Silent About George Floyd , which has now gone viral, he talks concerning the stigma prevalent in the neighborhood.

Thousands of individuals have have raised their voices on the streets and on social media staging protests towards racism and police brutality after African-American George Floyd, 46 was killed by former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin by urgent his knee on the again of his neck for about 9 minutes.

Minhaj has expressed his solidarity for the Black Lives Matter motion throughout the globe.

The political commentator acquired vital variety of reactions on social media the place many are thanking him for addressing this explicit model of racism. “I can’t communicate on what it’s prefer to be black, however I understand how we discuss black individuals,” stated Minhaj.

Minhaj provides, “Asians, we love seeing black excellence, Barack (Obama), Michelle (Obama), Jay Z, Beyonce… how may we be afraid, we love black America. Yeah, on display, in our dwelling rooms. But when a black man walks into your front room and god forbid desires to this point or marry your daughter, you name the cops.”

Minhaj urged individuals to affix the motion and ended his message by saying “Millions of individuals world wide have taken to the road to afford us this second.”



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