Celebrate Asian-American Heritage Month with our collection of resources celebrating Asian-American voices, including works from notable Asian-American authors and community histories.
"...my mother warned me, "Don't dye your hair back to black for a while and to just leave it blonde so that if and when we go out no one will know right away that you’re Asian.” Like how messed up is that?? That's how some of us are thinking nowadays, that we would have to hide our nationality to just stay safe."
--- Anonymous story recorded by Asian Americans Advancing Justice.
The Asian American community has long struggled for visibility and equity. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic there has been sharp increase in hate crimes and hate incidents directed against Asian-Americans.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah celebrates Asian-American voices and their stories on the challenges faced and progress made in having Asian identity seen, respected, and celebrated in America. Check it out...
Stop AAPI Hate reporting center tracks and responds to incidents of hate, violence and harassment against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Has resources to report incidents and keeping communities safe.
Programs and resources to raise awareness and tackle racism and discrimination against Asian-Americans. Includes a stories page providing a platform for Asian-Americans to share their personal experiences with racist hate, violence and harassment.
To learn more about the Asian-American communities and their history, check out these library resources. All of the titles in this display are available from the library as eBooks! (Click here to search our eBook catalog for more).
All of the film titles in this display are available through the SFC Library's film database, Academic Videos Online.