The pandemic — and its racist labeling as the “Chinese Virus” — has put the entire Asian American community at risk.
But advocacy organizations like the Asian American Feminist Collective (AAFC) would like to remind you that it has never been easy to be Asian in this country.
Rachel Kuo, co-leader of the AAFC, told Teen Vogue, “Asian America, in its formation, is a political one.
The AAFC recently published a zine, “Asian American Feminist Antibodies,” where they address how the virus is affecting the Asian American community specifically.
The surge of hate toward Asian America has inspired a number of prominent Asian American figures to speak up.