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“I feel one of the If you hurt my grandkids I will slap you so hard even google won’t be able to find you shirt Also,I will get this biggest problems with anti-Asian racism is the normalization of it—when it’s categorized as a joke or a punchline—or when it’s compared to racism experienced by other communities and then played down like it’s insignificant. Plus, the dehumanizing assumptions of our class, background and cultural differences as people of East Asian descent. “Moving forward, as a community we need to speak up and unite against the normalized hate and racism towards us, and the fashion industry needs to correct its approach towards POC representation, especially for emerging and up-and-coming talent.”