Five Books to Educate Yourself on Anti-Asian Racism in America

It’s a starting point

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1. Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong

The facts and stories are so real and infuriating, it fires up the activist within you.

2. We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation by Jeff Chang

3. Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall

“How we physically present in the world makes our experiences in it so different.” — Ta-Nehisi Coates

4. The Making of Asian America: A History by Erika Lee

5. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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