In the wake of 9/11, some called for rounding up whole groups of people viewed as potential threats to the nation. But Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta knew the U.S. had done that before.
A new wave of Korean music and cinema can play a powerful role in changing perceptions and stereotypes of Asian people.
Young Japanese American men who were incarcerated because they were presumed to be disloyal were considered loyal enough for compulsory military service.
Asian Americans are more likely to participate in remote learning than other racial groups, federal data show. To understand why, three experts weigh in.
In the wake of anti-Asian violence in North America, we need to demand accountability and not just stop after performing mental health check-ins.
The media tends to render Asian Americans as either a ‘perpetual foreigner’ or ‘model minority’ – both stereotypes that have been levied in tandem against immigrants from Asia since the 1830s.
US culture has long represented Asian American women as sexually seductive – showing how victims’ gender and race cannot be separated when attacked by white male violence.
Bias-motivated attacks became a distinct crime in the 1980s. But police investigate only a fraction of the roughly 200,000 hate crimes reported each year – and even fewer ever make it to court.
Some racism isn’t criminal at all but still is the result of deep-seated and long-standing racial prejudices.
Researchers examined the voting behavior of 5,762 students at 120 colleges and universities. Two groups stood out as an untapped electoral resource – if the candidates can turn out Gen Z.
Asian Americans were engaged in an electoral realignment long before Kamala Harris was added to the 2020 Democratic ticket.
While the debates about Kamala Harris’ multiraciality may seem new, they are similar to the commentary other high-profile mixed-race people in the US have received about their racial identities.
The census will likely count fewer Black Americans, Indigenous peoples, Asian Americans and Americans of Hispanic or Latino origin than there actually are.
How should Asian Americans respond to rising anti-Asian racist actions? History may offer some lessons during the pandemic.
Fear of COVID-19 has sparked some to react with violent racism towards Asian Americans and Canadians. This is not the first time fear of disease has led to outbreaks of violent anti-Asian racism.
Researchers have found a way to encourage cervical cancer screenings and vaccinations in Korean American women. Might their findings also work in other underrepresented populations?
Overt racism is easy to spot. But more subtle forms based on false narratives can be equally dehumanizing – and it’s no joke.
Marginalized groups said that they had experienced discrimination at the workplace, at the doctor and with the police.
For children born in the shadows of overseas US military bases to local women, their citizenship status has long been contested.
The South is changing, with more Asian and Latino immigrants moving in and diversifying a region that was once black and white. Stacey Abrams knows that Democrats can win these rural voters.