HHRC Resource List: COVID-19 and Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia

Lāliān Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia Resources

Erica Lee’s America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States

Fear of disease often used to argue xenophobia and racism

Teaching Tolerance “Speaking Up Against Racism Around the New Coronavirus” https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/speaking-up-against-racism-around-the-new-coronavirus

NPR’s Code Switch “When Xenophobia Spreads Like a Virus” https://www.npr.org/2020/03/02/811363404/when-xenophobia-spreads-like-a-virus

Facing History & Ourselves “Coronavirus: Protect Yourself and Stand Against Racism” https://www.facinghistory.org/educator-resources/current-events/coronavirus-protect-yourself-stand-against-racism

Serendah Los Angeles Times

“Fear of coronavirus fuels racist sentiment targeting Asians”  Suhauna Hussain (3 Feb 2020) https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-02-03/fear-panic-around-the-coronavirus-fuels-racist-sentiment 

Video: “An epidemic of hate: anti-Asian hate crimes amid coronavirus” (27 April 2020) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nlenypkMww&feature=youtu.be 

https://zyciewnorwegii.pl/3098-dtpl82005-pierwsze-randki-program.html New York Times 

“Trump Defends Using ‘Chinese Virus’ Label, Ignoring Growing Criticism”  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/us/politics/china-virus.html 

“Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/us/chinese-coronavirus-racist-attacks.html

Video: NYT Opinion “Coronavirus Racism Infected My High School” (20 March 2020) https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/learning/film-club-coronavirus-racism-infected-my-high-school.html     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5ccbJcqlUo 

“When Asian-Americans Have to Prove We Belong” (10 April 2020) https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/sunday-review/coronavirus-asian-racism.html

Sayula USA Today

Op-Ed by Andrew Yand and Jonathan Greenblatt: USA Today “Yang & Anti-Defamation League CEO: Avoid coronavirus racism and scapegoating” (21 Mar. 2020) https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/03/20/yang-anti-defamation-league-ceo-avoid-coronavirus-scapegoating-racism-column/2877976001/ 

“They look at me and think I’m some kind of virus’: What it’s like to be Asian during the coronavirus pandemic” USA Today. Kristine Phillips. (28 March 2020) https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/03/28/coronavirus-racism-asian-americans-report-fear-harassment-violence/2903745001/ 

“Asian American lawmakers sound the alarm on coronavirus-related discrimination” Nicholas Wu. USA Today. (26 March 2020) https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/03/26/coronavirus-asian-american-lawmakers-fear-rise-discrimination/2890935001/ 

Video: USA Today. “Coronavirus: What’s Spreading Faster than Covid-19” (12 March 2020) https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/world/2020/03/12/coronavirus-whats-spreading-faster-than-covid-19/5035135002/ 

“’We just want to be safe’: Hate crimes, harassment of Asian Americans rise amid coronavirus pandemic” Kristine Phillips (20 May 2020) https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/05/20/coronavirus-hate-crimes-against-asian-americans-continue-rise/5212123002/

Other News Sources

Video: https://time.com/collection/coronavirus-heroes/5816886/asian-american-doctor-coronavirus/ 

The Conversation. Kevin James. “Fighting coronavirus fear with empathy: Lessons learned from how Africans got blamed for Ebola” (6 Feb. 2020) https://theconversation.com/fighting-coronavirus-fear-with-empathy-lessons-learned-from-how-africans-got-blamed-for-ebola-130997  

Washington Post: “As the world looks for coronavirus scapegoats, Muslims are blamed in India” (23 April 2020) https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/as-world-looks-for-coronavirus-scapegoats-india-pins-blame-on-muslims/2020/04/22/3cb43430-7f3f-11ea-84c2-0792d8591911_story.html 

NBC News Think: “Trump’s ‘Chinese Virus’ Rhetoric Part Of A Long U.S. Tradition Of Scapegoating | Think | NBC News” (2 April 2020) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Dfh0CXaHY 

Chicago Sun Times “Hatemongers exploiting coronavirus pandemic to push anti-Semitism worldwide” (5 May 2020) https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/5/5/21248296/anti-semitism-anti-immigrant-racism-bigotry-pandemic-holocaust-museum-edna-friedberg 

Othering & Belonging Institute (UC Berkeley)

“Heat Map”: Showing Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Cases (UC Berkeley Othering & Belonging Institute)

https://belonging.berkeley.edu/covid-19-race

Who Belongs? (podcast) “Racism and COVID-19: The historical, political, and social foundations” https://belonging.berkeley.edu/whobelongs/covid19-racism  

E-newsletter (30 April 2020) Articles, video discussions, maps, podcast related to racial disparities being highlighted by Covid 19 https://mailchi.mp/berkeley/enews-1834499?e=0e4817c8b4 

Video (interview): “Asian Americans report rise in racist attacks amid pandemic” (1 April 2020) https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/what-anti-asian-attacks-say-about-american-culture-during-crisis

Asian American Doctor On Experiencing Racism During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Feeling ‘Powerless’ In Helping Patients https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2020/04/20/asian-american-doctor-racism-coronavirus

“Anxious, Shocked, Terrified: Asians Face Increased Discrimination During Pandemic” Gothamist Sydney Pereira (26 May 2020) https://gothamist.com/news/anxious-shocked-terrified-asians-face-increased-discrimination-during-pandemic?mc_cid=7097ffe397&mc_eid=07a944787a 

Poll Synopsis: Center for Public Integrity/Ipsos Poll (16-17 April 2020) https://www.ipsos.com/en-us/news-polls/center-for-public-integrity-poll-2020 

“Significant racial disparities exist in knowing someone who has died from COVID-19” (22 May 2020) https://www.ipsos.com/en-us/news-polls/abc-coronavirus-poll-wave-10 

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