Anti-Asian Violence On The Rise as Media Focuses On Political “Cat Videos”

The deadly cost of racism, the weaponized words of a President, and a media’s unrelenting fixation on partisan one-liners and Cancun outrage.

Photo Credit Mel D. Cole

Anti-Asian violence isn’t new, what is, is the unavoidable fact that violence against Asians has increased since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Still, I knew very little about it.