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CNN host Jake Tapper, left, and CNN senior correspondent Kyung Lah.

CNN anchor denounces ‘stupid and racist’ behavior after a passerby hurled a racial slur at Asian-American colleague

He "should be self-quarantined from society anyway," CNN anchor Jake Tapper said, defending Kyung Lah, an Asian-American who grew up in Chicago.

White supremacists discussed using the coronavirus as a bioweapon, explosive internal document reveals

They suggested leaving "saliva on door handles" at FBI offices, spitting on elevator buttons, and spreading the virus in "nonwhite neighborhoods."
There has been an uptick of racist incidents against Asian Americans since the coronavirus pandemic.

Kansas official says coronavirus isn’t a problem because there aren’t many Chinese people there

The coronavirus pandemic and related racist rhetoric have sparked hate crimes toward Asian Americans.
President Donald Trump at a daily briefing from the coronavirus task force.

Photos of Trump’s prepared remarks for Thursday’s White House briefing show he altered ‘Corona Virus’ to ‘Chinese Virus&...

Trump and Republican officials frequently call the disease the "Chinese virus" even as public-health officials say the term is racist and xenophobic.

Trump brushes off ‘kung-flu’ remark and claims Asian Americans would agree with calling it the ‘Chinese coronavirus’

Trump said he didn't believe the term "kung-flu" would put Asian Americans at risk of xenophobic attacks amid the coronavirus pandemic.
People watch Donald Trump's coronavirus speech in a bar in Seattle, Washington, on March 11, 2020.

Trump called the coronavirus a ‘foreign virus,’ part of a clear strategy to blame the pandemic on other places like China and Europe

As the coronavirus spreads Trump is doubling down on a familiar tactic — blaming foreigners and pledging anti-immigration measures.
Qasim Rashid shared a photo of himself on Twitter with Oz Dillon, who had previously send him racist comments on the social media platform.

A Muslim congressional candidate was the target of ‘deeply hurtful’ racist tweets from a constituent. He responded by helping pay his medi...

Oz Dillon sent Qasim Rashid, Democrat for US Congress, racist tweets. Rashid made a donation towards the man's medical debt and others followed suit.
CDC Director Robert Redfield at the White House in September 2019.

The director of the CDC publicly contradicted Trump’s claim that the US-Mexico border wall would help stop the coronavirus

President Donald Trump had tweeted that building a wall along the US-Mexico border would help stop the coronavirus outbreak.

A GOP congressman’s tweet about quarantining himself from the ‘Wuhan coronavirus’ sparks debate about racism surrounding the disease...

After Rep. Paul Gosar announced his self-quarantine from the "Wuhan coronavirus," people were torn about whether the term is inherently racist.
New York City subways, like the one pictured here on January 23, 2020, have become a place where several Asian-Americans have experienced microaggressions.

Several of my colleagues report racist microaggressions in the wake of coronavirus, and they’re not alone. Here’s why racism and xenophobi...

The bias that ties racism and disease? "Perceived biological threat is tied to a perceived cultural threat," said a University of Illinois professor.