LAist - At a Trader Joe’s in Culver City last month, Jeff Yang stood in the checkout line six feet apart from the other customers, lost in his phone. That’s when an F-bomb came flying in his direction.
He glanced up to see another customer pass by, pull down her mask and cough towards him — the only Asian in line.
“I was shocked,” said Yang, a journalist and author. “She was sending me a message along the lines of ‘You’re the one who caused this.'”
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WHAT IF IT HAPPENS TO YOU
Aside from Stop AAPI Hate, Angelenos can also report incidents to the county’s 2-1-1 social services hotline.
Other advocacy organizations are also tracking hate incidents, including the Washington, D.C.-based Asian Americans Advancing Justice and The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund in New York. . .