No Question

Tue, Oct 4, 2011 1:18 PM EDT

Sometimes, the impact of racism is difficult to be put into words. But spoken word artist Bao Phi teamed up with video producer Ash Hsie to create a powerful animated account of just how deeply seemingly innocuous, interpersonal interactions can sting. The poem is called "No Question" and offers up a scathing indictment of a white child's suggestion that "these gooks are surrounding us." 

The work is part of the new Asian American Literary Review .

Below are a few screen shots of the illustrations. Watch the whole thing up top.

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(Via Angry Asian Man)