Students, faculty attend webinar addressing Asian American discrimination and COVID-19


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Professors from Temple and other universities discussed the wave of anti-Asian sentiment that has increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. 27 October 2020 Miles Wall Events , Featured Sean Yom, a political science professor talks with Philadelphia city councilwoman Helen Gym about anti-Asian discrimination due to the COVID-19 pandemic at the event on Monday. | MILES WALL / THE TEMPLE NEWS Approximately 40 percent of Asian Americans believe anti-Asian racism has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a July report from the Pew Research Center. “We are getting really harrowing accounts of what was being experienced,” said Russell Jeung, a...