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

Artist MariNaomi’s mural inspires in Southern California

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

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



#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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Jennifer Chen

Freelance journalist. YA author. Professional cute animal admirer.