Toronto Raptors guard Jeremy Lin has made history, enduring a long career of racially charged prejudice. Photo: AP
Patrick Blennerhassett
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Patrick Blennerhassett

Jeremy Lin’s NBA championship win is a historic step for the Asian community in fight against racial prejudice

  • Social media mockery or not, Jeremy Lin winning the NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors is massive for the Asian community
  • Lin, a California native, has dealt with racism on and off the court his entire career, facing setbacks because of his Taiwanese heritage

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Toronto Raptors guard Jeremy Lin has made history, enduring a long career of racially charged prejudice. Photo: AP
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