Ещё о многонациональной общности — американском народе:
… she says a Korean friend was pushed and yelled at by several people in a grocery store, and then asked to leave, simply because she was Asian and wore a mask.
In states including New York, California, and Texas, East Asians have been spat on, punched or kicked — and in one case even stabbed.
And for many Asian Americans, it can feel as though, in addition to being targeted, their identity as Americans is being attacked.
Russell Jeung, a professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco State University who has been running the database, says he found so many incidents of people «being coughed or spat upon» that he added it as an additional category.
- Coronavirus: What attacks on Asians reveal about American identity // BBC, 28 мая 2020