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Politicians: Ignore Young AAPIs at Your Own Risk

We speak up, and we have political clout

In March, a White man in Atlanta murdered six Asian women while they were at work. A lot of people were shocked — but not the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. To us, it was predictable. As an Asian community organizer in New Orleans, I’ve always been aware of the intergenerational traumas…




#StopAsianHate is a blog from Medium chronicling the xenophobia and anti-Asian racism that plagues America. With essays from the AAPI community and beyond, it’s a space for readers and thinkers to explore the joys, challenges, and complexities of the Asian American experience.

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