“Yellow is a Color” comments about the absurdity that a large and diverse group of people could be reduced to a color whenever convenient and at the same, people will deny that the group is subject to discrimination.
Yellow is a color.
It is also about how this particular color seems to only matter sometimes. It is at once obvious and innocuous but there are times when it becomes a reason for discrimination.
This society has taught me Yellow is a color and I’m apparently that color.
This society has taught me, when I’m called Yellow, it means I’m Other...not from here.
Yellow is a lower case ‘c’ color, when we’re described as a model minority.
Yellow is also a capitalize ‘C’ color, that describes a multitude of experiences and cultures.