Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19

Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19

Global News / Curiouscast
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About this episode

The novel coronavirus was first detected in the city of Wuhan in China in late 2019. For some, that's reason enough to discriminate against and vilify people who aren't from that region of China or haven't even visited the country.

On this episode of This Is Why, we look at the role racism against people of Asian heritage during the coronavirus pandemic and how it's the latest chapter of anti-Asian racism.

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Guests:

Dr. Kim Noels, professor of psychology at the University of Alberta

Barbara Lee, founder & president of the Vancouver Asian Film Festival, who partnered with Project 1907 to create Elimin8hate

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