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Do Asian people think of Tiger Woods as ethnically Asian?

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The first time I saw Tiger Woods I thought "cool, a Thai golfer!". Then I found out America considers him black, even if the majority of his genetic makeup is Asian (his black father has Asian blood too). read more

Yes. The first time I saw Tiger Woods I thought "cool, a Thai golfer!". Then I found out America considers him black, even if the majority of his genetic makeup is Asian (his black father has Asian blood too). Then again I also think Martin Luther King Jr. and Clint Eastwood are pretty Asian looking. read more

Best Answer: According to Wikipedia, Woods' father was of mixed African American, Chinese and Native American ancestry. His mother is of Thai, Chinese and Dutch ancestry. This makes Woods, himself, one-quarter Chinese, one-quarter Thai, one-quarter African American, one-eighth Native American, and one-eighth Dutch. read more

People of Asian descent — Chinese, Japanese, Filipinos mostly in the last half of the 19th century — and people of Mexican background are integral to California and the West's history. So, of course, are Native Americans of various tribal nations. read more

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