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Race relations: what Covid-19 has exposed, Asian Americans must no longer ignore

It has been a year since the pandemic turned the world on its head, and amid the tsunami of changes is a disturbing feeling that something has shifted when it comes to the treatment of Asian Americans in the United States.

At first, I thought it was imagined or something temporary after Covid-19 was first recognised in the US. Chinese restaurants and Chinatowns across the country were affected, with some eateries permanently closed because of the loss of business. It didn’t help that then-US…It has been a year since the pandemic turned the world on its head, and amid the tsunami of changes is a disturbing feeling that something has shifted when it comes to the treatment of Asian Americans in the United States.

At first, I thought it was imagined or something temporary after Covid-19 was first recognised in the US. Chinese restaurants and Chinatowns across the country were affected, with some eateries permanently closed because of the loss of business. It didn’t help that then-US…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post