In various parts of the U.S., protesters have been rallying against racism and violence on Asian Americans, ever since the mass shootings in Atlanta. What are the root causes for the Asian hate in the U.S.? #StopAsianHate #GLOBALink
Racism is never far below the surface—it's all too evident as Asian Americans experience a surge of racism during the pandemic. It's time to #ConfirmGupta to DOJ so she can get to work to address this rise of hate-fueled violence. Read more from @AAAJ_AAJC & @AAPIVictoryFund :
You don’t belong here. Go back to where you came from. China virus. Kung Flu. Asian Americans have always been targeted as the “other”—considered the perpetual “foreigner.” Today, our country must unite to confront racism to #StopAsianHate and pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act.
The FINRA Asian Professionals Association recently hosted an open and honest dialogue addressing the physical, emotional and mental challenges Asians and Asian Americans have been dealing with since the onset of the pandemic. Thank you to the panelists for sharing their stories.
Senators easily advanced a bill designed to combat hate crimes against Asian-Americans in a bipartisan response to a wave of attacks since the outbreak of the pandemic.
The Senate has opened debate on legislation confronting the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans.
Now do you understand why calling it the “China Virus” can fuel real life and death consequences for Asians and Asian-Americans?
Hate crimes and violence against Asian Americans and Asian immigrants have skyrocketed during the pandemic. That’s why our Administration has taken actions to address these xenophobic attacks. We must continue to commit ourselves to combating racism and discrimination.
Biden calls out the rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans during the pandemic, saying they're "attacked, harassed, blamed and scapegoated" "They are forced to live in fear for their lives just walking down streets in America. It's wrong, it's un-American and it must stop"
"Being a 9 year NBA veteran doesn't protect me from being called 'coronavirus' on the court." Jeremy Lin detailed the racism that he and other Asian Americans have experienced. #StopAsianHate (via @JLin7 )
Asian Americans are VERY angry at what China has done to our Country, and the World. Chinese Americans are the most angry of all. I don’t blame them!
“The other day, I got stopped in the subway and one of the passengers started screaming racial slurs at me. I was dressed in scrubs....” Scrubs or no scrubs, this is not okay. We must speak out against attacks on Asian Americans and Asian immigrants.