"We join cities, counties, and states across the country in affirming its commitment to the safety and well-being of Asian Americans and in combating hate crimes targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders."
All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung"Chung investigates the mysteries and complexities of her transracial adoption in this chronicle of unexpected family for anyone who has struggled to figure out where they belong. ..."
Call Number: HV 874.82 .C457 A3 2018
Publication Date: 2018
Driven Out by Jean PfaelzerThe brutal and systematic "ethnic cleansing" of Chinese-Americans in California and the Pacific Northwest in the second half of the 19th century is a shocking and virtually unexplored chapter of American history.
Asian American Sexual Politics by Rosalind S. Chou"Asian American Sexual Politics explores the topics of beauty, self-esteem, and sexual attraction among Asian Americans. The book draws on sixty in-depth interviews to show how constructions of Asian American gender and sexuality tend to reinforce the social and political dominance for whites, particularly white males, even in the supposed ';post-racial' United States. ..."
Call Number: Online
Publication Date: 2012
Saving Face by Angie Y. Chung"The Asian immigrant family myth celebrates Asian families for upholding the traditional heteronormative ideal of the "normal (white) American family" yet also demonizes them for reinforcing oppressive and backwards cultural values. ..."
Undercover Asian by Leilani Nishime"n this study of media images of multiracial Asian Americans, Leilani Nishime traces the codes that alternatively enable and prevent audiences from recognizing the multiracial status of Asian Americans. ..."
Call Number: Online
Publication Date: 2013
American History Unbound by Gary Y. Okihiro"A survey of U.S. history from its beginnings to the present, American History Unbound reveals our past through the lens of Asian American and Pacific Islander history. ..."
"In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, we at Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt our free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training adapted to support the AAPI community."