Being brown in Trump’s America is not easy. Bigoted campaign rhetoric has trickled down to racist policies such as the Muslim Ban as well as more wide-spread everyday discrimination. But this is not the first time a wave of bigotry has swept through America. And Iranian-Americans are far from the first to deal with these challenges. What can the Iranian-American community can learn from the struggles of other marginalized communities? How can Iranian Americans contribute to the struggle against racism and stand in sympathy with other affected communities?