Yang and Greenblatt, ADL CEO: Avoid Coronavirus Racism and Scapegoating

We have to join together to fight this virus effectively. Now is not the time to be torn apart by hatred.
  • March 20, 2020
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By Andrew Yang and Jonathan A. Greenblatt

As the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic threatens to tax our public health systems, takes a toll on the economy and upends nearly every aspect of our lives, there’s a serious risk that the compounding public anxiety around the virus could lead to the spread of another serious contagion: the scapegoating and blaming of Asian, Jewish and other minorities for this public health crisis.

In fact, the blame game already has started...

Click here to read the full column on the USA Today site by Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur and former presidential candidate, and Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of ADL.