People in the Asian community in Albuquerque say they have seen a rise in discrimination since the outbreak of COVID-19.
Members of the Asian and Asian-American community met with Albuquerque’s Office of Equity and Inclusion, other officials and law enforcement to discuss what happened earlier this week.
The Albuquerque business owner found racist graffiti written on her back wall, the news station reported.
But businesses within Albuquerque’s Asian and Asian-American community saw business loss before many others due to fear of the virus, Bounkeua said.
What to doBounkeau said that despite the “many contributions of the Asian community, they’re invisible in New Mexico.”“Asians are seen as the perpetual foreigner.