It has taken us some time to find the words to express our deep empathy, sympathy, and worry for Asian communities across the US. Acts of violence engendered by hate affects us all, so we did not want to comment until we ourselves were in a space where we could do so in a way that lifts the voices, struggles, and causes of our Asian allies.
Incluu operates by educating and training folks to lead with curiosity and an open mind and heart; therefore, we strongly believe that education and learning on the perspectives of others is the best way to dissipate the cloud of ignorance that stokes fear and distrust.
Please utilize this curated list of resources below to read and re-share.
Resources to help you act now
Articles to Learn More (pulled from Diversity Advocates)
- Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Are on the Rise. Many Say More Policing Isn’t the Answer (Time Magazine)
- Anger And Fear As Asian American Seniors Targeted In Bay Area Attacks (NPR)
- Yellow Peril: 19th-Century Scapegoating (AAWW)
- Why it’s time to retire the term ‘Asian Pacific Islander’ (Seattle Times)
- 50 Years Later, Former UC Berkeley Students Celebrate the Asian-American Movement They Began (KQED)
- THE RETURN OF “YELLOW PERIL:” Anti-AAPI Rhetoric and Policies Leading up to the 2020 Election (Stop AAPI Hate)
- ‘Model Minority Myth Again Used As A Racial Wedge Between Asians And Blacks (NPR)
- Morgan Ome on why this wave of anti-Asian racism feels different
- Alexander Chee on Asian-Americans’ stories filtered through whiteness
- Jia Tolentino on Asian-American identity