One Year After Atlanta Spa Shootings

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.

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Lack of Asian Representation in Data

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.

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For Asian American Women, Misogyny And Racism Are Inseparable, Sociologist Says

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, 2021

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How to Address the Surge of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

With the recent surge in Anti-Asian hate crimes all over the U.S., we need to find a way to combat this. Anti-Asian sentiment did not start with COVID-19, rather when Asians arrived and were viewed as threatening. Anti-Asian sentiment was felt throughout American history in major events, such as the Chinese Exclusion Act, World War II, and the recession in 2007/08.

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