Memo to Non-Asians: Jeannie Mai is not Brenda Song, and Riz Ahmed is not Dev Patel | #NotAllTheSame

Jeannie Mai (left, at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, photo credit: Style Bistro) and Brenda Song (right, photo credit: Twist Magazine)

It’s only been a month since racist Trump trolls misidentified a woman at Rex Tillerson’s confirmation hearing as Washington Post editor Doris TruongInside Climate News’ Lisa Songtravel and parenting writer Leslie Hsu Oh, or basically any East Asian woman journalist of any prominence — and already people who think all Asians are the same person are at it again.

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