Reuters: U.S. Asians, harassed over coronavirus, push back on streets, social media
Reuters - A spike in harassment of Asian-Americans since the coronavirus pandemic began has led community activists in the United States to fight back - forming street patrols, rallying on social media, and supporting each other online.
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In New York, flyers and posters emblazoned with the words ‘Don’t be cruel’ were created by Shirley Ng and her friends for display on Chinatown storefronts, with pointers on how to report a crime.
“I don’t have to wait for support. It’s my community,” said Ng, an events assistant at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund…