• Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on the “CBS This Morning” podcast

    May is Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, a time to reflect on how these communities have shaped the history of the U.S. while also examining the struggles and discrimination they have faced in America.  The “CBS This Morning” podcast spoke with a historian, actor and author about what it means to be Asian American in today’s […]

    Date: Jun 02, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans have disproportionately high mortality rate from COVID-19 in California

    Asian Americans account for 52 percent of the deaths from COVID-19 in San Francisco, according to a new research brief released May 11 by the Asian American Research Center on Health (ARCH) at the University of California San Francisco’s School of Medicine. San Francisco has 1,754 confirmed COVID-19 infections and 31 deaths; 16 Asian Americans […]

    Date: May 27, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Rise in hate incidents toward Asian Americans during coronavirus crisis, officials say

    Hate crimes and incidents directed at Asian Americans have surged during the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, whose director said Wednesday that civic groups and police departments had fielded more than 100 reports of hate incidents tied to the pandemic from February through April. Many of these incidents […]

    Date: May 19, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Texas is third in hate incidents against Asian Americans amid coronavirus, group says

    Asian Americans are among the doctors and nurses saving our lives. Yet they also endure the worst abuse. Texas is the No. 3 state for hate incidents against Asian Americans, according to recent numbers from a California-based advocacy council. A recent attack on a Burmese family in Midland is being investigated as a hate crime. And the president […]

    Date: Apr 27, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • IDEAS WE SHOULD STEAL: DUMPLINGS AGAINST HATE

    The grassroots campaign raises funds for businesses in New York’s Chinatowns and fights coronavirus-related racism. A local activist hopes to bring it here. Back in February, Mayor Jim Kenney sat down for lunch in Chinatown. Though Covid-19 had yet to slam the city, news of the virus abroad was already driving customers away from Asian-American eateries. […]

    Date: Apr 21, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian American Doctor On Experiencing Racism During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Feeling ‘Powerless’ In Helping Patients

    Discrimination against Asian Americans has surged in the United States. Since mid-March, the Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council says they’ve received more than 1,100 reports of coronavirus discrimination. While President Trump and allies have called the coronavirus the “Chinese virus” or “Wuhan virus,” reports have recently surfaced regarding a key Republican strategy come November: Point the finger […]

    Date: Apr 21, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Senate Democrats call for federal action on anti-Asian coronavirus racism

    “There has not been a concerted effort from federal agencies to prevent and address anti-Asian sentiment related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the senators wrote. A dozen Senate Democrats on Friday called on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to take “robust” action against the uptick in anti-Asian sentiment and attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began. […]

    Date: Apr 14, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0