You could have guessed the answer but in case you didn’t know: The root cause of any racial violence — or racism for that matter — is and always will necessarily be ‘white supremacy.’
Well, let’s just take it as fact from a critical race theorist professor in Boulder, Colorado.
Yahoo News Publishes ‘Bizarre Screed’ About Racially-motivated Violence. You Can Guess What’s to Blame.
“As the current president of the Association for Asian American Studies and as an ethnic studies and critical race studies professor who specializes in Asian American culture, I wanted to address the climate of anti-Asian racism I was seeing at the start of the pandemic. So in April 2020, I created a PowerPoint slide deck about anti-Asian racism that my employer, the University of Colorado Boulder, turned into a website. That led to approximately 50 interviews, workshops, talks and panel presentations that I’ve done on anti-Asian racism, specifically in the time of COVID-19.
The point I’ve made through all of those experiences is that anti-Asian racism has the same source as anti-Black racism: white supremacy. So when a Black person attacks an Asian person, the encounter is fueled perhaps by racism, but very specifically by white supremacy. White supremacy does not require a white person to perpetuate it. […]
But you knew that. Someone now has the bombast to declare it from on high.
(exploding in a petri dish near you).