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Sandra Oh’s “It’s an honor just to be Asian” inspires new video from rapper Jason Chu

When Sandra Oh hosted the Golden Globes last year, she inspired many Asian Americans when she joined her family in wearing a t-shirt declaring “It’s an honor just to be Asian.”

That includes rapper Jason Chu and Creative director Tinhua who will have released their new video Honor.

Honor features 220+ video clips spanning 150+ years of Asian American triumphs, painful history, and everyday lives.

“We consider it important to embrace the good , the bad , and the ugly of our community’s truth,” said Chu. “We set the image of Tou Thao, complicit in the murder of George Floyd. We sought to portray a more complex narrative than the model minority stereotype, and part of this complexity is acknowledging that Asian Americans, a marginalized racial minority, are capable as individuals and communities of perpetrating anti-Blackness. “

Jason Chu’s new album, Living Room, is available beginning today

Honor is part of Chu’s new album, Living Room, ​ , which debuts today atgrandmaster.bandcamp.com and on all streaming services.

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