Sung Yeon Choimorrow on Fetishization of Asian Women | KnowThis

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Last week’s horrific shootings in Atlanta killed 8 people, including 6 Asian women. Zinhle Essamuah talks to Sung Yeon Choimorrow, the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, about the spa shootings, sexism and sexual violence against Asian American women, healing for the AAPI community, and more.
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0:00 Intro
1:05 Intersectionality of Events
4:10 Misogyny Against Asian Women
6:54 Model Minority Myth
9:11 Race and Gender in the U.S.

The spa shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, have shifted the conversation around a national ‘racial reckoning.’ Law enforcement officials said the shootings weren’t racially motivated but linked to sexual addiction. We talk to Sung Yeon Choimorrow — the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, an ordained minister, and a former community organizer in Chicago — about the shootings, the history of stereotyping and fetishization of Asian women, the uptick in hate crimes against Asian Americans, and how the community is taking time to heal.

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