/ReutersEditor’s note: Haider Rifaat is a writer for South China Morning Post, Arabian Moda magazine, Good Times magazine and OK!
Long before COVID-19 emerged earlier this year, racism, hate crimes and xenophobia against Asians-Americans were common in the United States.
We can trace the roots of racism in San Francisco if we revisit the 19th century where white natives spread a false propaganda, claiming that the Chinese were unclean.
People demonstrate at the Copley Square in Boston, U.S., October 14, 2018.
/Xinhua People demonstrate at the Copley Square in Boston, U.S., October 14, 2018.