Violence against Asian Americans on the rise, but racism isn’t new

March 26, 2021

Violence against Asian Americans on the rise, but racism isn’t new

FACULTY Q&AA spike in verbal and physical violence against Asian Americans has garnered increased coverage, highlighted by anti-Asian sentiments dating back to the beginning of the pandemic early last year.University of Michigan assistant history professor Ian Shin, whose teaching focuses on Asian American history, said the verbal assaults and physical attacks against Asian Americans and their businesses being vandalized are not new, but often not given as much attention as assaults on other minority groups.  Read the complete story HERE