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We now are increasing our interactions, perhaps at the dry cleaner when we pick up coffee, or a donut or a bagel… all those different places, unfortunately, have potential opportunities for hate and for things like refusal of service or verbal harassment,” Kulkarni tells CNBC Make It. “And I think that’s part of why a lot of employees can be wary about going back to work.”
Manjusha Kulkarni, our Executive Director and Co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate, discusses anti-Asian discrimination and the future of the movement. She speaks with Shery Ahn and Haidi Stroud-Watts on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia".
In a turbulent year, as the U.S. has seen a surge in racist, anti-Asian attacks—from terrifying assaults on senior citizens to the tragic mass shooting in Atlanta—no coalition has been more impactful in raising awareness of this violence than Stop AAPI Hate. Since its start, the organization has logged more than 9,000 anti-Asian acts of hate, harassment, discrimination and assault across the country.