Ching Chong Ling Long Analysis

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“Ching chong ling long!” exclaims by a youngster from school. “Ching chong ling long” is a pejorative term used by English speakers to mock how people of Chinese descent speak in English. Racism and stereotypes have always been a big part of my childhood. I get mocked by not just students, but even teachers. As a kid growing up in Houston, Texas, I perceived that being racist to an Asian person is socially acceptable. As my third week of school in America starts, I get up extra early to put my clothes on and comb my hair over. It is a scorching 95 degrees in Houston, something very usual. I get to my class, and there it is: a kid squinting his eyes and pulling them with his fingers. “Ching chong ling long!” says the student. Everybody laughing,

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