Then & Now Podcast: Understanding The History of anti-Asian Violence

David Myers, the director of the Luskin Center for History and Policy, spoke with Karen Umemoto, the Helen and Morgan Chu Director of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, and David Yoo, vice provost of the UCLA Institute for American Cultures. They talked about the alarming increase of hate crimes against Asian Americans due to the Coronavirus this year and discussed the history of anti-Asian Violence within America. The conversation about the history and present-day events was recorded for an episode of the “Then & Now” podcast.

You can find notable moments of the conversation highlighted by Cheryl Cheng here.