While anti-Asian attacks and violence have increased at an alarming rate in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts and advocates say these attacks aren’t new.
Reset talks to a historian and two activists about the long history of systemic racism and discrimination against Asian communities in the U.S. and ways to support Asian American and Pacific Islander communities moving forward.
GUESTS: Erika Lee, regents professor of history and Asian American studies; director of the immigration history research center at the University of Minnesota
Sung Yeon Choimorrow, executive director at National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum
Karen Korematsu, founder and executive director at Fred T. Korematsu Institute