COLORS Podcast: Asian-Americans victimized by COVID-19 tropes

On the latest edition of COLORS — A Dialogue on Race in America, with Chris Core and J.J. Green: Asian-Americans are among those engaged in a nationwide racial and social justice effort that erupted after the killing of George Floyd.

The Asian-American community has its own serious concerns because many say they’ve been blamed for the COVID-19 virus. There have been cases in which some have been verbally abused and physically attacked. Angelie Chong, a lawyer from the Seattle, Washington area, says this culture of blame goes back more than a century.

Previous guests on COLORS include Ernie Green, a member of the Little Rock Nine, James Brown of CBS Sports, Sports Columnist Christine Brennan, Michael Grinston, the Sergeant Major of the Army, Dorothy Gilliam, the first African American female reporter at the Washington Post.

All episodes of COLORS are available on Apple Podcasts, Podcast One, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

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