The Anti-Asian Racism During the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Everything to Do with Black Lives Matter

Opinion piece by Sociology Professor Mary Yu Danico, who is also director Asian American Transnational Research Initiative, and Beverly Cotter (’20, psychology), about institutional racism in the United States. Their study that found Asian Americans were more concerned about anti-Asian violence related to the pandemic than contracting the virus, how the world is more connected because of COVID-19, and new intercultural efforts to fight racism.

This article was originally published on Medium on June 22, 2020.