The murders in Atlanta bring together so many of the issues that we study in Ethnic Studies–a long history of Anti-Asian violence; the precarity of low-wage immigrant workers, including forms of sexual labor; and the inseparable ways that misogyny and racism work together. Read what our own Ethnic Studies scholars are saying:


Cathy Ceniza Choy on NBCNews.com : https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/racism-sexism-must-be-considered-atlanta-case-involving-killing-six-n1261347


Lok Siu in the Berkeley : News https://news.berkeley.edu/2021/03/17/berkeley-expert-in-times-of-crisis-anti-asian-violence-is-an-american-tradition/

Lok Siu in The New York Times : https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/19/us/anti-asian-racism-pandemic.html


And Ethnic Studies alum Kim Tran on the PBS NewsHour :  https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/asian-american-community-battles-surge-in-hate-crimes-stirred-from-covid-19