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www.colorado.edu: Unmask the Racism: CU students challenge anti-Asian racism through social media campaign

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Unmask the Racism Logo Unmask the Racism LogoAt the end of February, 2020, COVID-19 was not yet classified as a pandemic.

The United States had 24 confirmed cases and one death, and fear was beginning to grow.

The presentation was on depictions of Asian Americans in western media, and Thai suggested including COVID-19-related racism towards Asian Americans.

Fung reached out to friends of Asian heritage and together, they crafted a social media campaign, #UnmaskTheRacism, across Instagram and Facebook.

Learn more about the campaign on the Unmask the Racism website and by following @UnmaskTheRacism on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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