Stopping Anti-Asian Hate With a Comic Strip — and a Cat

Artist MariNaomi’s mural inspires in Southern California

Jennifer Chen
Published in
7 min readJun 18, 2021

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Photo courtesy of TaskForce

When I first heard about MariNaomi’s comic mural last month, I knew I had to take my five-year-old twins to see it.

An award-winning author and illustrator, MariNaomi installed a Stop AAPI Hate mural in Garvey Park in Rosemead, a city in Southern…

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Jennifer Chen

Freelance journalist. YA author. Professional cute animal admirer.