Anti-Asian sentiments have long been ingrained within the systems of the United States in their own ways. However, what we’re seeing today during the time of COVID-19 is an anti-Asian violence targeting individuals and groups who appear to be Chinese. This has resulted in ignorant and racist perpetrators attacking individuals with many different Asian backgrounds.
Fighting racism does not mean you can only fight for just one community at a time. Anti-racist work means recognizing the oppression of multiple communities within institutions that perpetuate white supremacy.
Anti-racist work means fighting against anti-Asian violence and rhetoric.
The ACLU of Nevada held virtual community conversations to discuss anti-AAPI hate and what we can do about it.