He’s not a fortune cookie. He’s just smart. He’s Chancellor and Dean of UC Hastings College of the Law.
He’s also not Chinese. He’s Chinese American.
He felt the need to make that declaration to a national audience in the Huffington Post after several people prefaced their critical comments about China with an apology.
Wu finds that amusing since he was born in Cleveland and his grandparents fled the communists in China years before he was born in 1967.
It seems many don’t differentiate between Chinese and Chinese American.
Why is that such a hard concept to grasp for some people? You can check out Wu’s thoughts on the matter in the Huffington Post.