The Church of the Transfiguration pushed back Sunday, Aug. 14, against the pandemic’s lingering effects of a stagnant economy, Asian hate crimes, and continued grief for those who died from COVID complications.
Coronavirus Backlash Felt in Local Chinatowns
Emptied restaurants and storefronts. People wearing N-95 protective masks, covering their faces, hurriedly walking through the barren streets. These are common sights nowadays in New York’s multiple Chinatowns throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.