She provided insights into the roots of anti-Asian racism and the shared experience of Asian Americans with other communities of color affected by structural racism.
Besides being codified in U.S. law and governmental authority, Professor Ho added, racism persists in our vernacular.
It also obstructs the advancement of health equity and is a barrier to excellence in the delivery of medical care.
“What feels new in this moment is that Asian Americans are experiencing racism in new ways.
This shared experience between Asian Americans and Black Americans makes 2020 a teachable moment, Professor Ho said.