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Li Cheng – testimonials against discrimination

Li Cheng is the editor of ZhongDe magazine and is writing her bachelor’s thesis on environmental policy at New York University in Abu Dhabi.

Every person is different. No two people are the same. And yet, our society singles out certain people or groups as “different,” meaning: different from us. It’s easy to be part of the larger group, and it’s hard to be an outsider. But when Li Cheng talks about her Chinese roots today, about being Chinese in Germany and about the prejudices she faces, you don’t notice this burden on her. She has made peace with her supposed “otherness”.

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