Racism Against Asians
We were all humans until race disconnected us... -Bansky
Racism Against Asians
For that reason the couldn't participate in Federal election and Municipal elections. Or become lawyers, architects, pharmacists or hold public offices because they were only open for people on the voting list.
They were treated like this because they were thought as threat to the province goodness system (their skin color wasn't the same as the other and they thought it will ruin their skin color reputation.) Also Asians were always being targeted because they was a lot of them.Asians were thought as threat they were called “purity.(whiteness).”
The Asian's popularity
In this diagram it shows that their is more Asians than the White community and any other cultural.
They were treated like slave
They weren't treated fair,they were treated like they were on a trail for guilt.
Why was "there racism against Asians?
There was racism against Asians because they were called dirty compared to the other skin colored there was. Also because they're skin tone were neither white nor black.Asians were also too respectful to talk back and to respectful too fight back(25% of Asians has been harassed and only 11% reported it.)Furthermore,the white community only wanted white people not any other skin colored.They were silent,weak and powerless.
Who was involved in this Crisis
Anti-Asians were involved in it too because they went through Vancouver's Chinatown and to close Japanese area breaking Japanese windows and shop making $1000 dollar damage.
The minister of laborers.
Riot in 1947 by Anti-Asians
On,September 7,1907 Anti-Asians went through China Town breaking window and shops and frightening the residents.
When did they get their right to vote
Asians were sent to 400 farms as an option for a job
They were told to leave but they fought back
They were called names and were beaten up,and got their home destroyed, but they were silent that was their power.
For more than 200 years Asians were denied the right to vote.If a white woman married a Asians they will lose their Canadian citizenship.They weren't treated equally Vincent Chins was murdered by 2 white men when they were depressed because they thought they were going to lose their job.One night when they were at a store they cornered Vincent and beat him to death with a baseball bat. When Vincent's family went for justice they were told that he was killed accidentally. Vincent's family and other Asian went for Vincent's right,but didn't win the trial.The two white men who killed Vincent were suppose to go to jail for 25 years but got away with a fine of $3 700.
Alexander Won Cum Yow
Alexander Won Cum Yow didn't get the right to vote until he was 88 years old
Picture brides started arriving in Canada from Japan and some men went to Japan to find a wife
Vincent's family went for his right
But came back with a
3 700 fine