Chinatown is typically a vibrant and bustling staple of New York City. But as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the area became a ghost town, and some people there experienced xenophobic attacks. In response, longtime resident Karlin Chan created…
Fear of strangers extends beyond racism and discrimination against people who look like they might come from another place – it includes people who sound different, too.
By Stanley Dubinsky, Kaitlyn E. Smith, Michael Gavin, The Conversation
As coronavirus has spread across the U.S., so have reports of violence against people of Asian descent, and the FBI warns a surge in hate crimes could be yet to come. These fears have led to the creation of a…
Inspired by recent events, Korean-Swedish artist Lisa Wool-Rim Sjöblom is addressing the hostility Asians increasingly are facing during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
By Stephanie García
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
In South Africa, voters will go to the polls Wednesday in an election that could present the strongest challenge to date for the ruling African National Congress. A recent wave of xenophobic attacks has put the issue of immigration front…
Tomáš Rafa has documented the rise of far-right nationalism in Central Europe amid a growing refugee crisis and years of economic stagnation.
By PBS NewsHour
Immigrants and minorities in post-Brexit Britain are living in fear, reporting an uptick in xenophobic attacks that some are blaming on the immigrant scapegoating of the Leave movement. In Hammersmith, a Polish war memorial and a cultural center were vandalized…
By Brian Mooney
Because of his students’ cultural identities, their responses to Donald Trump and the pro-immigration message of "Hamilton," one teacher decided to create a project that would synthesize these ideas in ways that are culturally responsive while reaching far beyond the…
By PBS NewsHour
In South Africa this year there has been a wave of xenophobic attacks against migrants coming from other parts of Africa. Special correspondent Martin Seemungal looks at roots of the violence and the fear that these foreigners face.
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