I sent this text message to my 36-year-old Asian American cousin, who lives in Brooklyn.
Asian Americans should be able to do this without the fear of being bullied, harassed or assaulted.
Like many Asian Americans, growing up I dealt with classmates who accused me of eating cats and dogs because of my race.
Demand your elected officials, school leaders, and business leaders denounce racism against Asians and Asian Americans.
Highlight the attacks against the Asian/Asian American community and demand that they take action to publicly denounce this discrimination.