WILL, an Illinois Public Media NPR Station, interviews Dr. Melissa Borja and Catherine Shieh, an anti-hate training coordinator, about hateful incidents past and present.
April Baer, host of Michigan Radio’s Stateside, interviews Dr. Melissa May Borja about naming the violence – and the fear – Asian Americans are living with during the pandemic.
“Trump is by far the ‘main source of the rhetoric that stigmatizes Asian and Asian American people,’ Borja said during a press briefing, referring to both the frequency of his tweets and their reach and engagement.”
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.
Report finds that xenophobic statements about China and Chinese people correlate with incidents of racism against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic