And now, as in the past, it’s not just Chinese Americans receiving the hatred.
Racist aggressors don’t distinguish between different ethnic subgroups—anyone who is Asian or perceived to be Asian at all can be a victim.
Amid the current Black Lives Matter protests, Asian Americans have been grappling with the -anti-Blackness in their own communities, how the racism they experience fits into the larger landscape and how they can be better allies for everyone.
But when attacks against Asian Americans kept occurring, Choi felt that he needed to speak up.
Asian people coming together with Black Lives Matter protests.”With reporting by Sangsuk Sylvia KangThe Coronavirus Brief.