Many Black and Asian Americans Say They Have Experienced Discrimination Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

NEIL G. RUIZJULIANA MENASCE HOROWITZ & CHRISTINE TAMIR of Pew Research –

About four-in-ten U.S. adults say it has become more common for people to express racist views toward Asians since the pandemic began.

The coronavirus outbreak continues to have far-reaching health and economic consequences for the American public. But for many, especially Black and Asian Americans, the effects extend beyond medical and financial concerns.

About four-in-ten Black and Asian adults say people have acted as if they were uncomfortable around them because of their race or ethnicity since the beginning of the outbreak, and similar shares say they worry that other people might be suspicious of them if they wear a mask when out in public.

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