It is as my black, brown, and Muslim friends told me. Sadly, this is a familiar pattern in America.
Thank you to friends who checked in with me this week. I am fine, but the Asian community in the U.S. is not.
Words spoken with malice to dehumanize a group of people can have violent and deadly consequences, as we have seen this past year and throughout history. And I learned this week how loud apathy can feel, when the target is on your back.
Let us be better and look out for each other. Thanks for reading