COVID Diaries #7: Asian Americans

  • April 6, 2021
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A RadioACTive special series

In this #COVIDdiaries entry, Asian Americans in Utah share their experiences as hate-crimes and hate-speech targeting them are on the rise. Featuring:

  • Jenny Hong: Korean American, 1st year graduate student at Westminster College, also works at a restaurant and tattoo shop
  • Paul: Korean American who has lived in Utah for 11 years
  • Stephanie Lake: Vietnamese African American, co-founder of Project Black Girl
  • Rosie Nguyen: Vietnamese American, ABC4 News Broadcaster/Anchor 
  • Chu Chandon: Cambodian American, dancer, DJ, artist 
  • Sim Gill: Salt Lake County District Attorney. 
  • Cherie Wood: Mayor of South Salt Lake City 

COVID Diaries is a special RadioACTive series, made possible in part by Utah Humanities. To hear other entries in this series, click here.