The Vincent Chin case serves as a wakeup call to address anti-Asian bias and racial intolerance.
Korean Americans have decried law enforcement’s and English-language media’s framing of the incident as a sexually motivated crime and not a racially motivated one.
Too often, attention to nonwhite groups is only as pressing as the injuries that they have suffered.
A Pew Research Center survey of 9,654 U.S. adults last June found that roughly 31% of Asian adults said they had been the subject of slurs or jokes.
Asian Women are more frequently victims of hate crimes.
Given the historical fetishization of Asian women, it’s nearly impossible to divorce race from the discourse.
An unspeakable tragedy” for both the victims’ families and an Asian-American community that has been reeling from high levels of racist attacks since early 2020.
The number of hate incidents reported represents only a fraction of the number of hate incidents that actually occured!
The US history has had a systemic, official and unofficial, exclusion for the Chinese, and this pandemic brought the debate back up again.
Terms like ‘China virus’ put Asian Americans in harm’s way.