Pandemic Escalated Teen Cyberbullying – Asian Americans Targeted Most

A study of U.S. middle and high school students shows that about 17 percent were cyberbullied in 2016 and 2019, but that proportion rose to 23 percent in 2021. Notably, 19 percent of Asian American youth said they had been cyberbullied, and about 1 in 4 (23.5 percent) indicated they were victimized online because of their race/color. Asian American youth were the only racial group where the majority (59 percent) reported more cyberbullying since the start of the COVID‐19 pandemic. In 2019, Asian American youth were the least likely to have experienced cyberbullying.

Avoiding Chinese restaurants due to unfounded association with coronavirus is latest example of racist consumer behavior against Asians and Asian Americans

Avoiding Chinese restaurants due to an unfounded association with the coronavirus is the latest example of racist consumer behavior against Asians and Asian Americans, according to Robert Ji-Song Ku, chair and associate professor in the Department of Asian and Asian…