The Union Square rally was organized to form solidarity between the two communities, which share similar sufferings but have had a complex relationship that presented itself clearly at the event, according to Sing Tao Daily.
Public pronouncements about effort to expand MWBE assistance didn’t mention the 1.2 million-member population group.
Bincheng Mao launched the East Coast Coalition for Tolerance and Non-Discrimination (ECC) with some college friends, calling for young people to come fight against racism.
Many immigrants from China’s Fujian work at takeout restaurants outside of New York, which often provide free food and lodging to employees as an industry standard. As the restaurants close down, many workers have become homeless.
President Trump calling COVID-19 the ‘Chinese virus’ has triggered a reaction across the Chinese community, with some supporters saying it may change their vote.