The New York Times reports on attacks on Chinese-Americans and other Asian-Americans during the corona virus crisis. “As the coronavirus upends American life, Chinese-Americans face a double threat. Not only are they grappling like everyone else with how to avoid the virus itself, they are also contending with growing racism in the form of verbal and physical attacks. Other Asian-Americans — with families from Korea, Vietnam, the Philippines, Myanmar and other places — are facing threats, too, lumped together with Chinese-Americans by a bigotry that does not know the difference.” To read the article, click here.
The Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3CPON) is hosting a website, STOP AAPI HATE, to submit incident reports. Click here to record a hate incident.