Don’t check Asian

College applicants now identify as white rather than Asian, if they can, to increase their admissions chances. That’s inspired Next Media Animation’s  Don’t check Asian.

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  1. I once had a student who was a recent immigrant from Panama. She was born there and spoke nothing but Spanish. Physically, she was as Asian as the day is long, but her ethnicity was identified as “hispanic”.

    Why do we have to classify people this way?