And racially motivated violence against Asian Americans seems to be spreading just as quickly as the coronavirus itself.
(Because COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, China, Asian Americans have been widely scapegoated and harrassed, regardless of whether they’re Chinese or not. )
Now is a great time to grab your Kindle and check out books by Asians and Asian Americans.
Try to keep a wide lens when you consider the current wave of xenophobia and racism that Asian Americans are dealing with.
“Looking at our history doesn’t give the other person a pass when we’re directly confronted with racism,” Zhuang-Estrin said.