As the coronavirus spread throughout the U.S., bigotry toward Asian Americans was not far behind, fueled by the news that COVID-19 first appeared in China.
By Christine Fernando, Cheyanne Mumphrey, Associated Press
A federal appeals in court has upheld a district court decision clearing Harvard University of intentional discrimination against Asian American applicants.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Anti-discrimination groups have reported hundreds of acts against Asian Americans during the pandemic.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, there have been reports of anti-Asian discrimination and racism, including in schools. Now, as schools across the country weigh in on reopening in the fall, parents of Asian-American children fear they may not be a…
By Simon Ostrovsky
By Adrian De Leon, The Conversation
How should Asian Americans respond to rising anti-Asian racist actions? History may offer some lessons during the pandemic.
“A man sort of lurched at me and shouted, ‘You people brought the virus. Go back to China.’"…
Susan Choi’s novel “Trust Exercise” takes place in a high school for the performing arts in an unnamed southern city. But the subjects examined, including consent, power and memory, are universally relevant. “Trust Exercise” won the 2019 National Book Award…
Celeste Ng, author of “Little Fires Everywhere,” and Maxine Hong Kingston, author of "The Woman Warrior," join Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about our August pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This. Ng selected “The…
The Harvard admissions trial in Boston concluded Friday and it could have implications for affirmative action nationwide. The case alleges that qualified Asian-American applicants were denied admission because Harvard used other, non-academic measures to keep their numbers down. William Brangham…
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