(RNS) — The FBI released a warning last week about a potential surge in hate crimes against Asian Americans amid the spread of the novel coronavirus.
They also had launched the Asian American Christian Collaborative, which organizers hope will be a home for Asian American Christians and continue to equip the church long after the statement makes its impact.
“There hasn’t been a home for a biblically informed and grounded space for Asian American Christians,” Chang said.
Racism against Asian Americans isn’t new, said Reyes, who took the lead in drafting the statement.
“There are Asian American Christians, millennials and Gen Z, who are like, ‘We will not be silent.