The Virulent Hate Project reviewed 4,337 news articles published in 2020, identifying 1,023 incidents of anti-Asian racism, which included 679 incidents of anti-Asian harassment and vandalism and 344 incidents of stigmatizing and discriminatory statements, images, policies, and proposals. Asian and Asian American people of all ages, ethnicities, and genders experienced racist harassment, but women and…
THE RETURN OF “YELLOW PERIL” | Anti-AAPI Rhetoric and Policies Leading up to the 2020 Election
This report reviews anti-Asian American rhetoric by politicians, including rhetoric related to the COVID-19 pandemic, in the months preceding the 2020 presidential election.
Anti-Chinese Rhetoric Tied to Racism against Asian Americans
Report finds that xenophobic statements about China and Chinese people correlate with incidents of racism against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic