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  • Asian-American fashionistas draw attention to racism
  • Asian-American fashionistas draw attention to racism
    @bantersnaps | Instagram (2020) ©

Asian-American fashionistas draw attention to racism

In NYC alone, hate crimes against people of Asian descent have risen 1,900%, but media coverage and public solidarity remain low. Asian-American influencers have taken to social media under the hashtag #stopasianhate to raise awareness about a less-represented dimension of American race politics. 



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