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America’s long history of scapegoating its Asian citizens
Covid Fueling Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia Worldwide | Human Rights Watch
Reports of racial discrimination against Asians and Asian-Americans have increased since the start of the COVID pandemic hit the United States, coinciding with an increase in reported negative health symptoms. That's according to a new paper written by Washington State University researchers recently published in the journal Stigma and Health. To look into the scope of those anecdotes, Waters and her graduate student, Suyeon Lee, a Ph. The racial discrimination was above and beyond the increased stress levels experienced by the general public, Waters said.
Anti-Asian discrimination continues to surge amid pandemic
Amna Nawaz Amna Nawaz. A string of brutal attacks on elderly Asian Americans has brought new attention to the rise of violence and harassment of Asian Americans. A recent string of brutal attacks on elderly Asian Americans caught on video has brought new attention to the rise of violence and harassment of Asian Americans. Since the pandemic started, more than 3, anti-Asian hate incidents have been reported in the U.
Danny Satow was walking home from a stroll around her neighborhood in Federal Way, a suburb just south of Seattle, when a heavy object slammed into her chest. A car whizzed by and a disembodied voice yelled a racial slur against Chinese people. The car melted into the rush of traffic, and Danny leaned over to pick up the liter of water that had hit her.