Many Asian Americans say they want to safely confront racist bullying and harassment, and grassroots groups are sharing — virtually, of course — ways to defuse abuse.
The agency doesn’t track background checks by race, but several media outlets have reported Asian Americans making up a large portion of those in long lines at gun shops in the last two months.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice is promoting just that with bystander training.
In New York City, a Facebook group pairs people with Asian Americans afraid to venture out alone.
In a Facebook video posted this month, he criticized a white woman for calling another Asian man “corona.” It’s received thousands of views.