On this episode of Your Call is a discussing the ongoing attacks against the Asian American community from the recent Atlanta-area shootings that left six Asian women dead to the attacks against Asians in the Bay Area. The group Stop AAPI Hate has documented nearly 3,800 incidents of anti-Asian hate during the pandemic. Activists say the violence isn't new, but it escalated after Donald Trump's racist rhetoric about COVID. What will it take to stop these attacks, what actions are communities calling for, and what historical context do we need to know?
Listen to Creative Writing Professor May-lee Chai in disucssion with Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University here;