Meng said the rising racism and hate against Chinese is triggered and encouraged by inappropriate comments from President Trump.
A public hearing on the controversial Queens development proposal took place this week. Fans see a potential to connect isolated areas. Foes fear gentrification.
Chinese owners of laundromats say they are worried more about their safety during the coronavirus pandemic, and some say they’ve had employees quit because they are afraid to come to work.
In the Chinese community, people started to hoard rice and other durable foods. Several Chinese supermarkets found their sales of rice had jumped 50 percent, and some were out of stock temporarily.