There are so many challenging topics in Asia and about Asians and Asian Americans to bring to readers, and I don’t shy away from them here. How do we intend to change ourselves and others for the better if we don’t know how about the issues these groups are facing? Changes don’t have to be big; they can be small, like being an ally when a racial slur is hurled.Continue reading One Year After Atlanta Spa Shootings
As I write this post, it has been nearly two weeks since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Thousands of Ukrainians have hid in subway stations and bomb shelters, fled to neighboring countries, and fought like hell. There’s no doubt that Ukrainians need help in this time of crisis, and for the world to expose Russian President Vladimir Putin for who he is.Continue reading Unequal Media Coverage of Russian Invasion of Ukraine
This traumatically moving article is published on NPR. A portion will be posted here, so please visit NPR for the remainder of the story as well as viewing the photos that accompany the story. You can also listen to the story as it was heard on All Things Considered. Please know that by sharing their stories publicly, the family in the article is risking their lives.Continue reading Uyghur kids recall physical and mental torment at Chinese boarding schools in Xinjiang
The value of representation and diversity is high. During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have paid particular attention to statistics and which demographics they include. Early on, some states and counties did not tally race and ethnicity, thus could not provide a full picture of who the coronavirus affected.Continue reading Lack of Asian Representation in Data
The transcript below is from NPR. Visit the source to listen to the interview and view an image accompanying the article. This is very important and it doesn’t take that much time. Please take a moment to educate yourself.
For Asian American Women, Misogyny And Racism Are Inseparable, Sociologist Says
March 19, 2021Continue reading For Asian American Women, Misogyny And Racism Are Inseparable, Sociologist Says