Anna May Wong (1905 – 1961) is the first Asian American woman to be featured on U.S. currency. She is part of the U.S. Mint’s American Women Quarters Program, where they feature women of note in American history, releasing five trailblazers between 2022 and 2025.Continue reading Anna May Wong, Asian American Movie Star, will be Featured on U.S. Currency
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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
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‘Enough Is Enough’: Atlanta-Area Spa Shootings Spur Debate Over Hate Crime Label
Updated March 18, 2021
Asian Americans and their allies are calling for solidarity and a push against discrimination and racist violence after a gunman killed eight people at three Atlanta-area spas Tuesday. Most of the victims were women of Asian descent.Continue reading ‘Enough Is Enough’: Atlanta-Area Spa Shootings Spur Debate Over Hate Crime Label