Smile Politely

A cantankerous contagion

In 2014, the United States Census Bureau placed Champaign County’s Asian population at 10.2%, almost double the percentage in the state as a whole.

In this week’s Sketch Politely, Edwin examines Champaign-Urbana’s growing Asian population, and how many in the C-U community still hold antiquaited views about cultures different from their own. Even as the Asian community in C-U grows, racist tendencies continue to seep into the everyday lives of those who seek to coexist in a diverse community like this.

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