Coronavirus reminds Asian Americans like me that our belonging is conditional

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2020
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I called my parents a few nights ago to tell them to be cautious when stepping out of the house, because they might be targets of verbal or even physical abuse. It felt so strange. Our roles had flipped. My plea mirrored the admonitions I received from them as a child growing up in Houston. The world, they cautioned, was hostile and it viewed us as strangers. So they warned me to stick close to my family. Close to my kind. The fact that the coronavirus seems to have originated...

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https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-04-22/asian-american-discrimination-john-cho-coronavirus

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