Watch This Video If You Think Coronavirus is an Excuse to Be Racist Towards Asians
The rise of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to racist incidents and xenophobia towards Asian communities around the world, but one man from New York City wants to fight that hate with solidarity.
Street photographer Patrick Barr, better known in the community as Tiger Hood, spoke with fellow New Yorker, documentary filmmaker Nicolas Heller about the recent stories of random Asian people being verbally and physically attacked.
“It’s sickening that ignorant people are using this virus as an excuse to be racist,” Heller wrote on Instagram. “I try to keep things light hearted on here, but f*ck yourself if this applies to you.”
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