Six of the dead were, like Shan, Asian. The Atlanta stores were owned and staffed by Koreans, Shan says matter-of-factly before what sounds like sadness sets in. A Black woman in white clogs is meeting a friend and wants the sugar foot scrub. Another Black woman in a red sweater and black ballet slippers needs to pay and thanks Shan. “There are so many different terms like ‘Asian fever’ or, oh, ‘I want an oriental woman’,” Kang explains.
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