At once “model minorities” and “perpetual foreigners,” Asian Americans communities have long occupied an uncertain status in the landscape of race and racial justice in the US. The xenophobic framing of COVID crisis at the highest levels of US public life has sparked a fresh wave of anti-Asian American bigotry. The STOP Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate site received over 1,100 reports of harassment and abuse in just the first two weeks after its March 19th launch.
Register to join Embrace Race for a conversation about how “COVID-19 racism” is reshaping political sensibilities within the very diverse Asian American community and between that community and other communities of color. As always, we’ll have lots of time for your questions and insights.
Click here to register. Registration is free and we’ll send registrants the transcript, a link to the recording, and relevant resources soon after the program.