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Report Hate Crimes, Seek and Give Help

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I wanted to learn more about the struggles Asian Americans are facing during the coronavirus pandemic and what can be done to support them. I interviewed Meera Venugopal, the development and communications manager of the Asian American Federation, and Joyce Moy, executive director of the Asian American/Asian Research Institute at the City University of New […]

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Be There for Me, Like I Am for You

I have not left my home or been in contact with other people besides my family for almost two months now. I do not want my family or me to be infected with coronavirus. As an Asian-American, I also don’t want us to become the next victims of racism and xenophobia related to COVID-19.   The […]

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It’s Not a Crime to Be Asian

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In late March, I was casually taking what would turn out to be one of my final rides on the #2 train. At the time I had no idea that in a few days I’d be stuck at home because of the spread of the coronavirus, fearing for my mother’s life because of her lupus. […]

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From Feeling Safe to Feeling Like a Stereotype

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My fondness for the sport was growing. Even though I was just a substitute in our gym class soccer game, I cheered excitedly, watching my teammates try to score a goal. My voice was hoarse, but I felt like part of the bigger group, a united community. And then BAM! Suddenly, I didn’t. Pain was […]

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