The rift between rich and poor runs deeply through the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Less than 10 percent of those from countries like Korea and India have less than a high school diploma while the percentage jumps to 38 percent for many Southeast Asian groups. There is a large rift between rich and poor in the AAPI community for both economic earning and educational attainment. The two films are very different, but the differences are in fact important for Asian American representation in film precisely because the community is so diverse and often divided. The romcom led by Constance Wu has broken a mild industry record, become the most lucrative romantic comedy in six years, and earned promises of a sequel.
Asian Representation Needs Both 'Crazy Rich Asians' and 'Sorry to Bother You'
Why do asian people avoid saying sorry? - eChinacities Answers | echinacities
The racial hierarchy does exist, and with a history of erased, unwritten and stolen culture, Black people are at the bottom. Anti-blackness is a global concept, shared and spread by the infectious history of colonization, and in times today, it is not just expressed by the aggressors of said colonization, but by non-black POC too. Remember the scene where Chris was being hounded with questions by all the creepy partygoers? In my case, they called me Black.
How to Say "Excuse Me" and "I'm Sorry" in East Asian and Southeast Asian Languages
In Japan, if you really screw up, just saying you're sorry won't cut it. You might have to grovel. And this is some of the most extreme Japanese grovelling you'll see. It's a pose that empowers the person you are saying sorry to and leaves you vulnerable—your neck is exposed, which when Japanese people carried swords, put you at another's mercy. It has also been used when people met or encountered nobles.
I mean this generally. Of course there are many asian people who say sorry often, and other foreigners who don't say sorry. But in my experience with them in my relationships, they seem to really avoid it.