June 16, 2021

Asian American Magazine Fights Erasure (SF Weekly)

An investor-backed media group laid claim to the moniker of S.F.’s long-running Hyphen magazine, a part of CAA's AACRE coalition, sparking a conversation about writing over community history.
June 1, 2021

Colleges Should Admit Students Without the ACT or SAT (Inside Higher Ed)

The allure of standardized metrics for college admissions is understandable. A truly objective way for students to showcase their potential regardless of race or class would be a powerful equalizer. Sadly, the SAT and ACT are just the opposite -- they obfuscate students’ ability while amplifying entrenched power structures.
May 6, 2021

Asian Americans Reported Being Targeted at Least 2,400 Times This Year (CNN)

A center tracking reports of racism and discrimination against Asian Americans says it has received 6,603 firsthand complaints since last year. There were at least 2,410 anti-Asian hate incidents in the first three months of this year, according to Stop AAPI Hate's latest report, released Thursday.
March 2, 2021

Hate Crimes Targeting Asian Americans Spiked by 150% in Major US Cities (Voice of America)

In a troubling report released last month, Stop AAPI Hate said 126 of the incidents involved Asian Americans over the age of 60. “These violent assaults have a devastating impact on our community as they are part of an alarming rise in anti-Asian American hate during the COVID-19 pandemic,” co-founders of STOP AAPI Hate said in a February 9 statement.