Asian Americans Feel The Bite Of Prejudice During The COVID-19 Pandemic
March 31, 2020
NPR: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang
Asian Americans during this time have faced countless racial attacks, and many still refuse to acknowledge that our Asian community is not to blame. This article includes the experience of Soukprida Phetmisy, one of this month's influential guests, and her take on what has happened and what she has taken away from it.
"We are the solution. The combined voice of women is powerful and it can uplift our communities." This Forbes article speaks on how women supporting women is such an important aspect in our women empowerment movement and gives ways how all can assist in "mov[ing] the needle closer to equality."
This TIME article highlights the stories of ten Asian Americans in regards to the virulent racism that the Asian community faced and continues to face during the pandemic. With the cries for equality during Black Lives Matter, they are standing in solidarity with the black community while bringing recognition to their stories.