The incident is one example of hundreds of racially motivated actions targeting Asian American communities nationwide.
By the beginning of April, the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council had received over 1,100 reports of discrimination against Asian Americans across the country.
“Within the Asian American community, we struggle.
She also emphasized the breadth of experiences within the Asian American community and recognizing a spectrum of oppression.
The Pacific Northwest has seen a growing Asian American population in the last 20 years.