What can people do to stop these microaggressions?

D‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍uring the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, there has been backlash against Asians and Asian-Americans. Using the search term “racial attacks coronavirus” in your preferred browser, read at least 2 of the articles that appear in the search. Using those articles, as well as your awareness of the ongoing situation, and understanding of microaggressions, discuss in a minimum of 250 words . Things to answer in your reflection:

Do you agree/disagree that calling the coronavirus names like “Chinese virus,” “Chinese flu,” “Wuhan virus,” “Kung Flu,” etc. plays a part in encouraging microaggressions towards Asians and Asian Americans? Were you aware of the recent attacks and instances of discrimination during the pandemic? If so, do you know anyone personally that has been affected?

Do you think elected officials and public figures should use this type of terminology‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ to refer to the virus? Why or why not?

What can people do to stop these microaggressions?

Specifically, what can YOU do? NOTE: due to the recent events in Atlanta in March 2021, here are some links to additional articles you may find useful to answer this assignment: Next, define your understanding of “inequity.

” Consider the article about inequity and COVID-19 and think about how this relates to the current global pandemic. After reading the article, what do you now know about COVID-19 and the impact it has on specific groups of people?

Give at least 2 examples, including one from an outside source other than the article provided. How are these inequities similar to or different from other inequities we see in the world‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍?