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Why Asian Americans Might Not Talk About Ferguson

FERGUSON MO - NOVEMBER 29 : A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown confronts police officers with his
FERGUSON MO - NOVEMBER 29 : A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown confronts police officers with his hands up November 29, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown, a 18-year-old black male teenager was fatally wounded by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson, Missouri Police officer on August 9, 2014. A St. Louis County 12-member grand jury who reviewed evidence related to the shooting decided not to indict Wilson with charges sparking riots through out Ferguson. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Two years ago, I found myself trying to break into my friends’ apartment.

I had coordinated their wedding a few days earlier, and they had since departed for their honeymoon. A box from the wedding was supposed to go to one of the guests, only to end up in their apartment. Now the guest wanted the box, and I, having a key to their home, needed to retrieve it.

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