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.
“The Chinese Exclusion Act”, a documentary, was shown at CAAMFest2017. This is a summary of the events shown in the documentary. Link to the CAAM description of the documentary is also provided.