anti-asian racism

Activist William Lex Ham, left, and Wanda Mosley, Senior Coordinator in Georgia at Black Voters Matter, speak at a Stop AAPI Hate Rally in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Stop AAPI Hate, a group that tracks anti-Asian violence, said it had received nearly 3,800 reports of hate incidents since mid March, 2020, around the time that the Covid-19 pandemic seized the U.S. More than 500 of those came in the first two months of 2021. (Nicole Craine/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

Black and Asian solidarity against racism is powerful. But it is not the solution.

Alicia Lue: ’Reliving and assuming each other’s traumas will not dismantle white supremacy. The onus falls squarely at the feet of our shared oppressors.’ 
Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, photographed in front of the Aaniin Community Centre in Markham, Ont. (Photograph by Lucy Lu)

’Asian Canadians will not be able to fight this alone’: Mary Ng on anti-Asian racism

Canada’s federal minister of small business, export promotion and international trade spoke to Maclean’s about the rise of racism against people of Asian descent during the pandemic