For Asians Living in the Shadow of the Atlanta Killings, Anger and 'Just This Constant Fear'

For Asians Living in the Shadow of the Atlanta Killings, Anger and 'Just This Constant Fear'

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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