Japan Forum spoke with Professor Jennifer Ho from the University of Colorado, Boulder and President of the Association of Asian American Studies on her perspectives article in entitled: "Anti-Asian Racism, Black Lives Matter, and Covid 19".
The link to the article is: https://doi.org/10.1080/09555803.2020.1821749
In the podcast Professor Ho talks about the origins of Asian American Studies and her professional and personal reflections on the rise of anti-Asian racism with the advent of COVID-19. Professor Ho also discusses the intersections between anti-Asian and anti-Black racism, providing historical context for how both are in service to white supremacy and how understanding these shared roots can create a common cause for anti-racism work for all.
Bill Mihalopoulos, Chief Editor Japan Forum.