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Asian American and Pacific Islander Anti-Discrimination Resources

This guide is meant to inform about discrimination and violence against the Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the United States. The intention is to provide a starting point for developing a vocabulary to discuss and contextualize th

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The Atlanta shootings can’t be divorced from racism and misogyny - VOX

Fetishized, sexualized and marginalized, Asian women are uniquely vulnerable to violence - CNN

Asian-Americans Are Being Attacked. Why Are Hate Crime Charges So Rare? - The New York Times

Asian Americans Are Calling on Allies in Response to a Wave of Violence - VICE

In Atlanta, Biden Condemns Attacks on Asian-Americans - NYTimes

Ignoring The History Of Anti-Asian Racism Is Another Form Of Violence The ELLE

Why This Wave of Anti-Asian Racism Feels Different - The Atlantic

 

Recommended scholarly articles: 

Chen, H. Alexander, Jessica Trinh, and George P. Yang. "Anti-Asian Sentiment in the United States – COVID-19 and

History." The American Journal of Surgery 220, no. 3 (2020): 556-557. https://www-sciencedirect-com.ezproxybrcc.helmlib.org/search?qs=%22Anti-Asian%20Sentiment%20in%20the%20United%20States%20%E2%80%93%20COVID-19%20and%20history%22%0D%0A%0D%0A&pub=&cid=&date=&authors=&affiliations=&volume=&issue=&page=&tak=&title=&references=&docId=

 

Crenshaw, Kimberle. "Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of

Color." Stanford Law Review 43, no. 6 (1991): 1241-1299.  https://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?handle=hein.journals/stflr43&div=52&id=&page=

 

Gover, Angela R., Shannon B. Harper, and Lynn Langton. "Anti-Asian Hate Crime during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

Exploring the Reproduction of Inequality." American Journal of Criminal Justice : AJCJ 45, no. 4 (08, 2020): 647-667.

doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12103-020-09545-1. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12103-020-09545-1

 

Le, Thomas K., B.S., Leah Cha B.A., Han, Hae-Ra,PhD., R.N., and Winston Tseng PhD. "Anti-Asian Xenophobia and Asian

American COVID-19 Disparities." American Journal of Public Health 110, no. 9 (09, 2020): 1371-1373. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2020.305846. https://ezproxybrcc.helmlib.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=145072269&site=ehost-live&scope=site

 

Tessler, Hannah, Meera Choi, and Grace Kao. "The Anxiety of being Asian American: Hate Crimes and Negative Biases

during the COVID-19 Pandemic." American Journal of Criminal Justice : AJCJ 45, no. 4 (08, 2020): 636-646. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12103-020-09541-5.  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12103-020-09541-5