As the U.S. continues to grapple with the
pandemic, Asian restaurants are suffering
a loss of business as a result of racism.
According to Restaurant Business, approximately half of the country’s
Chinese restaurants shut down in April.
In an effort to empower Asian restaurants during this time, actor Harry Shum Jr., comedian Jenny Yang and other celebrities...
have come together to launch
the #TakeOutHate campaign.
In a recent video released on WhyUseMSG.com, Shum and Yang, along with celebrity chef Gail Simmons and comedian Margaret Cho….
urge viewers to fight anti-Asian
discrimination by buying takeout
from Asian businesses.
The initiative encourages the public to order from Asian restaurants and share photos of their meals with the hashtag #TakeOutHate