“I think it gives some of them an opportunity to check out from all of this horrific news and pretend that life is good,” Par says.
She says ignorance exists around Asian Americans and people assume that because they share similar facial features “we’re all Chinese.”“The more critical something gets and the more stressful, the more people want to blame others,” Doddamani says.
“We’ve seen a lot more hate crimes against Asian Americans reported across the country.
I don’t know if this is because there are more occurring or if more attention is being paid to them.“Asian Americans on the street are getting screamed at by random strangers.
If someone is standing on the sidewalk yelling at you, that’s not a crime.